Green Chemistry

Current research reports and chronological list of recent articles.


The international scientific journal Green Chemistry publishes research that attempts to reduce the environmental impact of the chemical enterprise by developing a technology base that is inherently non-toxic to living things and the environment. Submissions on all aspects of research and policy relating to the endeavour are welcome.

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 - Environmental Chemistry.

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Green Chemistry - Abstracts



Photocatalytic coupling of amines to imidazoles using Mo-ZnIn2S4 catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01728F, Paper
Min Wang, Lihua Li, Jianmin Lu, Nengchao Luo, Xiaochen Zhang, Feng Wang
Substituted imidazoles are traditionally synthesized by co-condensation of multi-feedstocks. Herein, we report a new route for the synthesis of substituted imidazoles via photocyclization of readily available amines at room temperature....
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Datum: 22.09.2017


Synthesis of Isosorbide: Overview of challenging reactions

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01912B, Tutorial Review
Corentin dussenne, Thierry Delaunay, Vincent Wiatz, Herve Wyart, Isabelle Suisse, Mathieu Sauthier
Isosorbide is a diol derived from sorbitol and obtained through a dehydration reaction that has raised much interest in literature over the past decades. Thus, this platform chemical is a...
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Datum: 22.09.2017


Integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, and 1,2-pentanediol from lignocellulosic biomass

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02368E, Paper
Jaewon Byun, Jeehoon Han
This study presents an integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes (JFA), tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA), and 1,2-pentanediol (1,2-PeD) from lignocellulosic biomass which consists of cellulose (C6), hemicellulose...
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Datum: 21.09.2017


A practicable process for lignin color reduction: fractionation of lignin using methanol/water as solvent

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01974B, Paper
Hui Zhang, Youcan Bai, Boming Yu, Xinxin Liu, Fangeng Chen
In order to expand the application scales of industrial lignin, a nonchemical-reaction color reduction method was carried out. The eucalyptus kraft lignin was fractionated using methanol/water as solvent and two...
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Datum: 21.09.2017


Bio-based 1,3-diisobutyl imidazolium hydrogen oxalate [iBu2IM](HC2O4) as CO2 shuttle

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02167D, Paper
G. de Robillard, A. H. Fournier, H. Cattey, C. H. Devillers, J. Andrieu
Biobased imidazolium hydrogen oxalate, hydrogen carbonate and acetate are prepared from biosourced L-valine, oxalic acid, glyoxal, and act as CO2 shuttle.
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Datum: 21.09.2017


Scalable and super-stable exfoliation of graphitic carbon nitride in biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone: Enhanced catalytic activity for alcoholysis and cycloaddition of epoxides with CO2

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02583A, Communication
Zhimin Xue, Feijie Liu, Jingyun Jiang, Jinfang Wang, Tiancheng Mu
Biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone (GVL) could exfoliate bulk g-C3N4 to form a super-stable dispersion of few-layer g-C3N4 nanosheets with a high concentration of up to 0.8 mg mL-1 due to the polarity...
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Datum: 21.09.2017


Highly Stable Ru/LaCO3OH Catalyst Consisting of Support-coated Ru Nanoparticles in Aqueous-Phase Hydrogenolysis Reactions

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02414B, Paper
Bolong Li, Lulu Li, Chen Zhao
Hydrothermal reduction under aqueous conditions is widely used to convert biomass into more valuable products. However, the harsh conditions inherent in the process can irreversibly alter the intrinsic structure of...
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Datum: 19.09.2017


Bio-based amines through sustainable heterogeneous catalysis

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02299A, Critical Review
Michiel Pelckmans, Tom Renders, Stijn Van de Vyver, Bert F Sels
The production of amines from biomass is a growing field of interest. Particularly the amination of bio-based alcohols receives a lot of attention. In this review, we discuss recent progress...
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Datum: 18.09.2017


Phloretic acid as an alternative to the phenolation of aliphatic hydroxyls for the elaboration of polybenzoxazine

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02348K, Paper
Acerina Trejo-Machin, Pierre Verge, Laura Puchot, Robert Quintana
3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid, so-called phloretic acid (PA), is a naturally occurring phenolic compound which can be produced from the hydrogenation of p-coumaric acid or synthesized from phloretin, a by-product of apple...
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Datum: 18.09.2017


New Catalyst with Multiple Active Sites for Selective Hydrogenolysis of Cellulose to Ethylene Glycol

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02122D, Paper
Mohamed Hamdy, Murad Eissa, sherif keshk
Three different metals are successfully incorporated into TUD-1 mesoporous siliceous material for the first time. One-pot synthesis procedure was applied to incorporate isolated Al3+, nanoparticles of WO3, and nanoaprticles of...
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Datum: 18.09.2017


Bio-based N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidones by Pd-catalyzed reductive N-alkylation and decarboxylation of glutamic acid

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01829K, Paper
Free De Schouwer, Sander Adriaansen, Laurens Claes, Dirk E. De Vos
Bio-based N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidones were successfully synthesized, starting from glutamic acid and simple carbonyl compounds, by Pd-catalyzed reductive N-alkylation and decarboxylation.
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Datum: 15.09.2017


Water excellent solvent for the synthesis of bifunctionalized cyclopentenones from furfural

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02303K, Paper
Monica Nardi, Paola Costanzo, Antonio De Nino, Maria Luisa Di Gioia, Fabrizio Olivito, Giovanni Sindona, Antonio Procopio
Chiral cyclopentenones are important precursors in the asymmetric synthesis of target molecules. In particular, C-2 amino cyclopentenones could be utilised as intermediates towards antitumor natural products. On the basis of...
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Datum: 15.09.2017


Mid-chain carboxylic acids by catalytic refining of microalgae oil

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01484H, Paper
Julia Zimmerer, Lara Williams, Dennis Pingen, Stefan Mecking
Microalgae oil serves as a feedstock for a biorefinery approach to mid-chain (di-) carboxylic acid esters via cross-metathesis and isomerizing alkoxycarbonylation.
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Datum: 15.09.2017


Dimethyldioxirane (DMDO) as a valuable oxidant for the synthesis of polyfunctional aromatic imidazolium monomers bearing epoxides.

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02372C, Communication
Charline Chardin, Jacques Henri Rouden, Sebastien Livi, Jerome Baudoux
Conventional organic salts represent a new paradigm in many areas of research. Despite their great potential, an improvement of their physicochemical properties requires the chemical modification of their intrinsic structure....
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Datum: 14.09.2017


Conversion of HMF to Methyl Cyclopentenolone by the Pd/Nb2O5 and Ca-Al Catalysts via Two-steps Procedure

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02310C, Paper
Ying Duan, Min Zheng, Dong-Mi Li, Dongsheng Deng, Lufang Ma, Yanliang Yang
The catalytic conversion of HMF to 2-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one (MCP), which was a valuable edible essence traditionally obtained from adipinic acid, was achieved with 58% isolated yield. This procedure contained two steps:...
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Datum: 14.09.2017


Microwave-assisted hydrothermal selective dissolution and utilisation of hemicellulose in Phyllostachys heterocycla cv. pubescens

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02300F, Paper
Yiping Luo, Jiajun Fan, Vitaliy L. Budarin, Changwei Hu, James H. Clark
Microwave-assisted hydrothermal efficient dissolution and utilisation of hemicellulose in pubescens provided ways to use raw biomass to its fullest.
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Datum: 14.09.2017


A new low impact and efficient synthesis of -nitro esters under solid heterogeneous catalysis

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02241G, Paper
Alessandro Palmieri, Serena Gabrielli, Roberto Ballini, Elena Chiurchiu
Herein, we report a new efficient and sustainable synthetic protocol for the preparation of -nitro esters starting from cyclic 2-nitro ketones. The method involves the use of polymer bound BEMP...
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Datum: 12.09.2017


Visible light-induced C-H sulfenylation using sulfinic acids

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01891F, Communication
Pengfei Sun, Daoshan Yang, Wei Wei, Min Jiang, Zuli Wang, Liyan Zhang, Hui Zhang, Zhenzhen Zhang, Yu Wang, Hua Wang
The direct use of sulfinic acids as an odorless sulfur source to construct hetroaryl sulfides through a photoredox process has been realized at room temperature for the first time.
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Datum: 12.09.2017


Sustainable chemistry: how to produce better and more from less?

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02006F, Perspective
Philippe Marion, Bastien Bernela, Antoine Piccirilli, Boris Estrine, Norbert Patouillard, Jerome Guilbot, Francois Jerome
The International Symposium on Green Chemistry (ISGC) organized in 2013, 2015 and 2017 has gathered many senior and young talented scientists from all around the world (2200 attendees in three...
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Datum: 11.09.2017


A Highly Efficient Suzuki-Miyaura Methylation of Pyridines Leading to the Drug Pirfenidone and to its CD3 Version (SD-560)

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01740E, Communication
Eliezer Falb, Konstantin Ulanenko, Andrey Tor, Ronen Gottesfeld, Michal Weitman, Michal Afri, Hugo Gottlieb, Alfred Hassner
Efficient introduction of methyl or methyl-d3 into aromatic and heteroaromatic systems still presents a synthetic challenge. In particular, we were in search of a non-cryogenic synthesis of the 5-CD3 version...
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Datum: 11.09.2017


Efficient eco-clean upgrading of isolated cellulose fibers by polyoxometalate (POM) catalyzed ozonation boosted by enzymes

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02218B, Paper
Anatoly A. Shatalov
The extremely selective and effective delignification (bleaching) approach for upgrading of isolated cellulose fibers by ozone in the presence of mixed-addenda [small alpha]-Keggin-type polyoxometalates (POM), such as heteropolyanions of series [PMo(12-n)VnO40](3+n)-,...
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Datum: 08.09.2017


Facile preparation of bio-based polyesters from furandicarboxylic acid and long chain diols via asymmetric monomer strategy

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02081C, Paper
Yong Shen, Binbin Yao, Guang Yu, Yao Fu, Fusheng Liu, Zhibo Li
Polyesters based on FDCA and long-chain diols were prepared via an asymmetric monomer strategy.
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Datum: 08.09.2017


Hydrolysis of cellulose to glucose over carbon catalysts sulfonated via a plasma process in dilute acids

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02143G, Communication
Oi Lun Li, Ryuhei Ikura, Takahiro Ishizaki
A sulfonation route for carbon materials under dilute acid conditions via a plasma process.
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Datum: 07.09.2017


A roadmap towards green packaging: current status and future outlook for polyesters in the packaging industry

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02521A, Tutorial Review
muhammad rabnawaz, Ian Wyman, Rafael Auras, Shouyun Cheng
Approximately 99% of the plastics produced today are petroleum-based, and the packaging industry alone consumes over 39% of these plastics. In this review, we argue that renewable polyesters can provide...
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Datum: 07.09.2017


Synergistic Maximization of Carbohydrate Output and Lignin Processibility by Combinatorial Pretreatment

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02057K, Paper
Zhi-Hua Liu, Michelle Olson, Somnath Dattatray Shinde, Xin Wang, Naijia Hao, Chang Geun Yoo, Samarthya Bhagia , John R. Dunlap , Yunqiao Pu, Katy Kao, Arthur Ragauskas, Mingjie Jin, Joshua S. Yuan
Lignocellulosic biorefineries have gained much attention worldwide as a potential solution to the challenges of energy demand and global climate change. However, the industrial implementation of biorefinery has been hindered...
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Datum: 07.09.2017


Heterogeneous catalysis for bio-based polyester monomers from cellulosic biomass: advances, challenges and prospects

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02040F, Critical Review
Rik De Clercq, Michiel Dusselier, Bert F Sels
It is a 21st century challenge to develop a more sustainable chemical industry where fossil-based resources are, where possible, preferentially replaced by renewable alternatives. Biobased polymers, in particular those derived...
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Datum: 07.09.2017


Metal-free carbon as a catalyst for oxidative coupling: solvent-enhanced poly-coupling with regioselectivity

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02227A, Communication
Melad Shaikh, Aanchal Sahu, A. Kiran Kumar, Mahendra Sahu, Sunil. K. Singh, Kalluri V. S. Ranganath
Herein, heterogeneous, inexpensive, metal-free, and environmentally friendly graphene oxide (GO) was developed for the oxidative polycoupling of 2-naphthols in aqueous sodium hydroxide in the presence of air.
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Datum: 06.09.2017


Long-term protein packaging in cholinium-based ionic liquids: improved catalytic activity and enhanced stability of cytochrome c against multiple stresses

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02011B, Paper
Meena Bisht, Dibyendu Mondal, Matheus M. Pereira, Mara G. Freire, P. Venkatesu, J. A. P. Coutinho
Cholinium-based ionic liquids are shown to be promising packaging media of Cyt c with >50 fold enhancement in the enzyme activity and improved stability against multiple stresses.
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Datum: 05.09.2017


Nutritional requirements and the impact of yeast extract on the D-lactic acid production by Sporolactobacillus inulinus

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01796K, Paper
Silvia Klotz, Anja Kuenz, Ulf Pru[German sz ligature}e
For the first time, nutritional requirements including the effects of yeast extract on the D-lactic acid production by Sporolactobacillus inulinus are presented.
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Datum: 05.09.2017


[Ru(triphos)(CH3CN)3](OTf)2 as a homogeneous catalyst for the hydrogenation of biomass derived 2,5-hexanedione and 2,5-dimethyl-furan in aqueous acidic medium

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01956D, Paper
Elnaz Latifi, Austin D. Marchese, Margaret C. W. Hulls, Dmitriy V. Soldatov, Marcel Schlaf
In aqueous acidic medium a direct hydrogenation of 2,5-dimethylfuran does not take place with the homogeneous [Ru(triphos)]-system opening a pathway to the more valuable 2,5-hexanediol.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


Emulsion electro-oxidation of kraft lignin

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02115A, Communication
Davide Di Marino, Vadim Aniko, Antonio Stocco, Stefanie Kriescher, Matthias Wessling
Products from lignin electro-oxidation are in situ extracted by MIBK in emulsion phase.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


Efficient electrosynthesis of phosphinic amides via oxidative cross-coupling between N-H/P-H

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01989K, Communication
Yukang Wang, Peng Qian, Ji-Hu Su, Yanan Li, Meixiang Bi, Zhenggen Zha, Zhiyong Wang
A facile and efficient approach to phosphinic amides was developed from diarylphosphine oxides and amines via electrosynthesis. A variety of phosphinic amides were obtained in one step with good to excellent yields under mild and metal-free conditions. The corresponding mechanism was investigated.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


Low molecular weight gelators (LMWGs) for ionic liquids: the role of hydrogen bonding and sterics in the formation of stable low molecular weight ionic liquid gels

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02053H, Paper
Peter McNeice, Yingying Zhao, Jianxun Wang, Gerald F. Donnelly, Patricia C. Marr
3 sugar based low molecular weight gelators are shown to form ionic liquid gels with a diverse range of ionic liquids.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass: superior selectivity of hierarchical zeolite to aromatics

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02309J, Paper
liangyuan Jia, Mira Raad, Soumaya Hamieh, Joumana Toufaily, Tayssir Hamieh, Mohammed Bettahar, guillain mauviel, Mehrad Tarrighi, Ludovic Pinard, Anthony Dufour
The catalytic fast pyrolysis of oak over two zeolites (microporous and hierarchical) was investigated in a microfluidized bed reactor (MFBR) at 500 [degree]C and as a function of biomass-to-catalyst ratio....
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Datum: 04.09.2017


An ionic liquid catalyzed probase method for one-pot synthesis of [small alpha],[small beta]-unsaturated esters from esters and aldehydes under mild conditions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02265D, Paper
Gang Wang, Yiming Xu, Suojiang Zhang, Zengxi Li, Chunshan Li
An ionic liquid catalyzed probase method for unsaturated ester synthesis under mild conditions was reported.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


A strategy for generating high-quality cellulose and lignin simultaneously from woody biomass

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02492D, Paper
Xiaoqin Si, Fang Lu, Jiazhi Chen, Rui Lu, Qianqian Huang, Huifang Jiang, Esben Taarning, Jie Xu
An efficient strategy was developed for achieving high-quality cellulose and lignin simultaneously from woody biomass using solvent thermal treatment.
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Datum: 01.09.2017


Self-assembly of a bio-based extractant in methyl esters: combination of small angle X-ray scattering experiments and molecular dynamics simulations

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01769C, Paper
Donatien Gomes Rodrigues, Ophelie Fadel, Pierre Bauduin, Luc Girard, Philippe Guilbaud, Annabelle L'Hermitte, Anne Rossignol-Castera, Olivier Diat
The structure of a bio-based extractant in oils was accessed by combining experiments and molecular dynamics simulations.
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Datum: 01.09.2017


Self-hydrogen transfer hydrogenolysis of [small beta]-O-4 linkages in lignin catalyzed by MIL-100(Fe) supported Pd-Ni BMNPs

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02087B, Communication
Jia-wei Zhang, Guo-ping Lu, Chun Cai
A MIL-100(Fe) supported Pd-Ni BMNP catalyst has been fabricated, and the catalyst exhibits superior catalytic performance toward intramolecular transfer hydrogenolysis of lignin model compounds and organosolv lignin.
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Datum: 01.09.2017


A new selective route towards benzoic acid and derivatives from biomass-derived coumalic acid

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02041D, Paper
Toni Pfennig, Jack M. Carraher, Ashwin Chemburkar, Robert L. Johnson, Austin T. Anderson, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, Matthew Neurock, Brent H. Shanks
The selective production of aromatics from bio-based sources is an area of interest to expand the potential for greener alternatives to petroleum-derived chemicals.
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Datum: 31.08.2017


Organic electrolyte solutions as versatile media for the dissolution and regeneration of cellulose

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01776F, Critical Review
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Matthew T. Clough
Organic electrolyte solutions - mixtures of a (room-temperature) ionic liquid with a neutral, organic, polar co-solvent - are attracting increasing attention as solvents for the regeneration and derivatisation of cellulose.
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Datum: 31.08.2017


Beverage waste derived biomaterials for tissue engineering

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01951C, Communication
M. Yates, M. Ramos-Gomez, A. Civantos, V. Ramos, J. L. Lopez-Lacomba, J. V. Sanz Casado, J. Lluis Tarterra, B. Fite Luis, M. A. Martin-Luengo
For the first time waste from the beverage manufacturing industry has been valorised as an in vivo tissue engineering scaffold.
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Datum: 31.08.2017


Clean synthesis of furfural oxime through liquid-phase ammoximation of furfural over titanosilicate catalysts

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02069D, Paper
Xinqing Lu, Yejun Guan, Hao Xu, Haihong Wu, Peng Wu
The clean synthesis of furfural oxime (FO) has been realized through titanosilicate-catalyzed liquid-phase ammoximation of furfural with ammonia and hydrogen peroxide.
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Datum: 30.08.2017


Efficient route for the construction of polycyclic systems from bioderived HMF

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02211E, Paper
F. A. Kucherov, K. I. Galkin, E. G. Gordeev, V. P. Ananikov
Efficient one-pot synthesis of tricyclic compounds from biobased 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is described using a [4 + 2] cycloaddition reaction.
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Datum: 30.08.2017


Carbon dioxide-to-methanol single-pot conversion using a C-scorpionate iron(II) catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01993A, Paper
A. P. C. Ribeiro, L. M. D. R. S. Martins, A. J. L. Pombeiro
The highly efficient eco-friendly synthesis of methanol directly from carbon dioxide and H2 catalysed by the iron(II) scorpionate catalyst [FeCl2{[small kappa]3-HC(pz)3}] is reported.
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Datum: 30.08.2017


Improved monitoring of aqueous samples by the preconcentration of active pharmaceutical ingredients using ionic-liquid-based systems

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01954H, Paper
Hugo F. D. Almeida, Mara G. Freire, Isabel M. Marrucho
The concentration of active pharmaceutical ingredients up to mg L-1 using ionic-liquid-based strategies allows their more accurate monitoring and an evaluation of their persistence in environmentally related aqueous samples.
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Datum: 29.08.2017


Base-free nickel-catalyzed hydroboration of simple alkenes with bis(pinacolato)diboron in an alcoholic solvent

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02282D, Communication
Jiang-Fei Li, Zhen-Zhong Wei, Yong-Qiu Wang, Mengchun Ye
A base-free nickel-catalyzed hydroboration of unreactive simple alkenes with bis(pinacolato)diboron using methanol as the hydride source under mild conditions has been developed.
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Datum: 28.08.2017


Stabilising Ni catalysts for the dehydration-decarboxylation-hydrogenation of citric acid to methylsuccinic acid

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01773A, Paper
Jasper Verduyckt, Anton Geers, Birgit Claes, Samuel Eyley, Cedric Van Goethem, Ivo Stassen, Simon Smolders, Rob Ameloot, Ivo Vankelecom, Wim Thielemans, Dirk E. De Vos
Ni nanoparticles could be stabilised to enable the Ni catalyzed dehydration-decarboxylation-hydrogenation of citric acid to methylsuccinic acid.
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Datum: 25.08.2017


I2-Mediated oxidative bicyclization of 4-pentenamines to prolinol carbamates with CO2 incorporating oxyamination of the C[double bond, length as m-dash]C bond

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01992K, Communication
Sheng Wang, Xiaowei Zhang, Chengyao Cao, Chao Chen, Chanjuan Xi
A metal-free oxyamination reaction of alkenes with ambient CO2 has been reported. This reaction provided a feasible approach to prepare prolinol carbamates with high efficiency under mild conditions.
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Datum: 24.08.2017


Composition-tunable synthesis of "clean" syngas via a one-step synthesis of metal-free pyridinic-N-enriched self-supported CNTs: the synergy of electrocatalyst pyrolysis temperature and potential

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4284-4288
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01095H, Communication
Kai-Hua Liu, Hai-Xia Zhong, Xiao-Yang Yang, Di Bao, Fan-Lu Meng, Jun-Min Yan, Xin-Bo Zhang
Exploring efficient and environmentally friendly ways for producing clean syngas is of great significance for realizing an artificial carbon cycle associated with clean and renewable energy.
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Datum: 24.08.2017


Immobilized bifunctional phosphonium salts as recyclable organocatalysts in the cycloaddition of CO2 and epoxides

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4435-4445
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01782K, Paper
J. Steinbauer, L. Longwitz, M. Frank, J. Epping, U. Kragl, T. Werner
An immobilized bifunctional phosphonium salt catalyst efficiently catalyzed the synthesis of cyclic carbonates under mild conditions, and was reused up to 15 times.
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Datum: 24.08.2017


Exceptional control on physical properties of a polymeric material through alcoholic solvent-mediated environment-friendly Michael addition reaction

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02286G, Communication
A. M. Rather, N. Jana, S. Begum, H. K. Srivastava, U. Manna
An eco-friendly approach to synthesize the polymeric materials with various controlled physical properties is explored in this work through appropriate selection of the reaction medium (i.e. alcoholic solvent).
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Datum: 23.08.2017


The continuous oxidation of HMF to FDCA and the immobilisation and stabilisation of periplasmic aldehyde oxidase (PaoABC)

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01696D, Paper
S. M. McKenna, P. Mines, P. Law, K. Kovacs-Schreiner, W. R. Birmingham, N. J. Turner, S. Leimkuhler, A. J. Carnell
One-pot multienzyme continuous cascade for the conversion of HMF to FDCA using HRP to activate GOaseM3-5 in situ.
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Datum: 23.08.2017


Metal-free base-mediated oxidative annulation cascades to 3-substituted-3-hydroxyoxindole and its 3-spirocyclic derivative

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01783A, Communication
Min Liu, Chunxia Zhang, Mingruo Ding, Bencan Tang, Fengzhi Zhang
A simple and efficient method was developed for the construction of the medicinally important 3-substituted-3-hydroxyoxindole and its 3-spirocyclic derivatives with readily available aniline derivatives as starting materials.
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Datum: 23.08.2017


Polyethylenimine-cross-linked cellulose nanocrystals for highly efficient recovery of rare earth elements from water and a mechanism study

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01770G, Paper
Feiping Zhao, Eveliina Repo, Yang Song, Dulin Yin, Samia Ben Hammouda, Li Chen, Simo Kalliola, Juntao Tang, Kam C. Tam, Mika Sillanpaa
PEI acts not only as a cross-linker but also as a chelating agent for RE ions.
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Datum: 22.08.2017


Direct use of humic acid mixtures to construct efficient Zr-containing catalysts for Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reactions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01925D, Paper
Yufei Sha, Zhenhuan Xiao, Huacong Zhou, Keli Yang, Yinmin Song, Na Li, Runxia He, Keduan Zhi, Quansheng Liu
Humic acid (HA) mixtures from lignite could be directly used to construct Zr-HAs catalysts for MPV reaction of carboxyl compounds.
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Datum: 18.08.2017


Environmental impact assessment of wheat straw based alkyl polyglucosides produced using novel chemical approaches

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4380-4395
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01719G, Paper
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K. Lokesh, C. West, J. Kuylenstierna, J. Fan, V. Budarin, P. Priecel, J. A. Lopez-Sanchez, J. Clark
A comparative environmental life cycle assessment of using low-value wheat straw to produce high value biosurfactants using a novel biorefinery, compared to those produced from palm and wheat, is reported.
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Datum: 18.08.2017


Synthesis of ethanol from paraformaldehyde, CO2 and H2

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4396-4401
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01887H, Paper
Jingjing Zhang, Qingli Qian, Meng Cui, Chunjun Chen, Shuaishuai Liu, Buxing Han
Ethanol is highly efficiently produced from paraformaldehyde, CO2 and H2 by homogeneous catalysis under mild conditions.
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Datum: 18.08.2017


Molybdenum modified nickel phyllosilicates as a high performance bifunctional catalyst for deoxygenation of methyl palmitate to alkanes under mild conditions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01720K, Paper
Long Yan, Xinxin Liu, Jin Deng, Yao Fu
A new Mo doping Ni phyllosilicates catalyst (Mo-Ni@PSi) was synthesized and exhibited high catalytic activity under mild reaction condition for the deoxygenation of methyl palmitate.
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Datum: 17.08.2017


Preparation of S/N-codoped carbon nanosheets with tunable interlayer distance for high-rate sodium-ion batteries

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01942D, Paper
Guoqiang Zou, Hongshuai Hou, Ganggang Zhao, Zhaodong Huang, Peng Ge, Xiaobo Ji
In this work, an ultra-thin sheet-like carbon with the co-doping of S and N prepared by a environmentally friendly one-pot method was firstly reported, delivering high-rate capability for SIBs.
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Datum: 17.08.2017


Photoorganocatalytic synthesis of lactones via a selective C-H activation-alkylation of alcohols

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4451-4456
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01903C, Paper
Nikolaos Kaplaneris, Aikaterini Bisticha, Giorgos N. Papadopoulos, Dimitris Limnios, Christoforos G. Kokotos
Photoorganocatalytic C-H activation of alcohols for the synthesis of lactones.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Zirconocene-catalyzed direct (trans)esterification of acyl acids (esters) and alcohols in a strict 1 : 1 ratio under solvent-free conditions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02174G, Paper
Zhi Tang, Qiutao Jiang, Lifen Peng, Xinhua Xu, Jie Li, Renhua Qiu, Chak-Tong Au
A highly efficient way for the direct (trans)esterification of acyl acids (esters) and alcohols in a strict 1 : 1 ratio using a zirconocene complex (1, 1 mol%), a strong Lewis acid of good water tolerance, as a catalyst under solvent-free conditions has been developed.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Elemental sulfur as a polyvalent reagent in redox condensation with o-chloronitrobenzenes and benzaldehydes: three-component access to 2-arylbenzothiazoles

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4289-4293
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01825H, Communication
Le Anh Nguyen, Quoc Anh Ngo, Pascal Retailleau, Thanh Binh Nguyen
Sulfur was found to be a polyvalent reagent in the multicomponent redox condensation with o-chloronitrobenzenes and benzaldehydes to 2-arylbenzothiazoles.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Synthesis of nano- and microstructures from proanthocyanidins, tannic acid and epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate for active delivery

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02009K, Paper
Elisavet D. Bartzoka, Heiko Lange, Pasquale Mosesso, Claudia Crestini
Versatile tannin nano- and microstructures have been created via ultrasound treatment and thoroughly characterized for the stimuli responsive delivery of active molecules.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Metal-free oxidative cyclization of 2-aminobenzothiazoles and cyclic ketones enabled by the combination of elemental sulfur and oxygen

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4294-4298
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02014G, Communication
Yanjun Xie, Xiangui Chen, Zhen Wang, Huawen Huang, Bing Yi, Guo-Jun Deng
Aerobic cyclization of 2-aminobenzothiazoles and cyclic ketones enabled by the combination of elemental sulfur and oxygen under metal-free conditions.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Acidic/amphiphilic silica nanoparticles: new eco-friendly Pickering interfacial catalysis for biodiesel production

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01910F, Paper
Bingyu Yang, Loic Leclercq, Jean-Marc Clacens, Veronique Nardello-Rataj
Silica nanoparticles have been designed by surface modification to stabilize solventless catalytic Pickering emulsions for effective biodiesel production.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Nano-flowered Ce@MOR hybrids with modulated acid properties for the vapor-phase dehydration of 1,3-butanediol into butadiene

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02223A, Paper
Lin Fang, Fangli Jing, Jingya Lu, Bingwen Hu, Marc Pera-Titus
A series of Ce@MOR hybrids based on CeOx nanoparticles (1-2.5 nm) encapsulated in mordenite exhibited high catalytic activity and selectivity for the vapor-phase dehydration of 1,3-butanediol into butadiene.
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Datum: 16.08.2017


Chemisorption of CO2 by chitosan oligosaccharide/DMSO: organic carbamato-carbonato bond formation

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4305-4314
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01830D, Paper
Abdussalam K. Qaroush, Khaleel I. Assaf, Sanaa K. Bardaweel, Ala'a Al-Khateeb, Fatima Alsoubani, Esraa Al-Ramahi, Mahmoud Masri, Thomas Bruck, Carsten Troll, Bernhard Rieger, Ala'a F. Eftaiha
A novel oligochitosan/DMSO system as a green sorbent for CO2 capturing.
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Datum: 15.08.2017


Gold and palladium oxidation/complexation in water by a thioamide-iodine leaching system

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01310H, Paper
Francesco Isaia, Maria Carla Aragoni, Massimiliano Arca, Claudia Caltagirone, Carlo Castellano, Greta De Filippo, Alessandra Garau, Vito Lippolis, Tiziana Pivetta
This paper concerns the oxidative dissolution ability of a thioamide/iodine leaching system in water towards gold, palladium and silver metals by using reaction conditions safe for the health and environment.
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Datum: 15.08.2017


New insights into the catalytic reduction of aliphatic nitro compounds with hypophosphites under ultrasonic irradiation

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01622K, Paper
S. Letort, M. Lejeune, N. Kardos, E. Metay, F. Popowycz, M. Lemaire, M. Draye
This work proposes an efficient process allowing the reduction of nitro compounds to the corresponding amines in water, at 70 [degree]C with a quantitative conversion and a maximal yield in only 15 min thanks to the ultrasonic activation.
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Datum: 14.08.2017


Catalyst-free multi-component cascade C-H-functionalization in water using molecular oxygen: an approach to 1,3-oxazines

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4036-4042
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01494E, Communication
Mohit L. Deb, Choitanya D. Pegu, Paran J. Borpatra, Prakash J. Saikia, Pranjal K. Baruah
Synthesis of 1,3-oxazines via catalyst free C-H functionalization using molecular oxygen in water.
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Datum: 14.08.2017


Correction: Catalytic hydrogenolysis of kraft lignin to monomers at high yield in alkaline water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4186-4186
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90089A, Correction
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Shi-Chao Qi, Jun-ichiro Hayashi, Shinji Kudo, Lu Zhang
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Datum: 14.08.2017


An atom-economical protocol for direct conversion of Baylis-Hillman alcohols to [small beta]-chloro aldehydes in water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4446-4450
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01483J, Paper
Raktani Bikshapathi, Sai Prathima Parvathaneni, Vaidya Jayathirtha Rao
This paper describes an atom-economical strategy for the direct conversion of Baylis-Hillman alcohols to [small beta]-chloro aldehydes under metal free conditions with excellent functional group tolerance.
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Datum: 11.08.2017


Super impact absorbing bio-alloys from inedible plants

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01842H, Communication
Jumpei Kawada, Masayuki Kitou, Makoto Mouri, Yuichi Kato, Yoshihide Katagiri, Mitsumasa Matsushita, Toshiyuki Ario, Osamu Kitou, Arimitsu Usuki
Injection molded bio-alloys from inedible plants showed a "salami-like structure in a co-continuous phase" and had superior impact strength with good stiffness, making bio-alloys feasible for applications.
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Datum: 11.08.2017


Carbon nitride assisted chemoselective C-H bond photo-oxidation of alkylphenolethoxylates in water medium

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4299-4304
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01588G, Communication
M. Ilkaeva, I. Krivtsov, E. Bartashevich, S. A. Khainakov, J. R. Garcia, E. Diaz, S. Ordonez
H2O2-modified carbon nitride chemoselectively photo-oxidises the methyl group of alkylphenoxylate molecule 2-(4-methylphenoxy)ehanol in water medium.
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Datum: 11.08.2017


Controlling silicone-saccharide interfaces: greening silicones

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4373-4379
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02088K, Paper
Benjamin Macphail, Michael A. Brook
(Poly)saccharides crosslink silicone boronic acid polymers and stabilize the silicone oil/water interface.
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Datum: 09.08.2017


Benign-by-design preparation of humin-based iron oxide catalytic nanocomposites

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4423-4434
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01405H, Paper
Layla Filiciotto, Alina M. Balu, Antonio A. Romero, Enrique Rodriguez-Castellon, Jan C. van der Waal, Rafael Luque
Catalytic nanocomposites can be prepared via solvent-free methodologies using biomass-derived humin by-products and iron salts, found active in the conversion of isoeugenol to vanillin.
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Datum: 09.08.2017


Exploiting H-transfer as a tool for the catalytic reduction of bio-based building blocks: the gas-phase production of 2-methylfurfural using a FeVO4 catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4412-4422
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01749A, Paper
L. Grazia, D. Bonincontro, A. Lolli, T. Tabanelli, C. Lucarelli, S. Albonetti, F. Cavani
A new reductive process in the field of biomass valorisation for the sustainable production of bio-fuel additives and chemicals.
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Datum: 09.08.2017


Environmental sustainability assessment of a new degreasing formulation for the tanning cycle within leather manufacturing

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01900A, Paper
Roberto Rosa, Martina Pini, Paolo Neri, Massimo Corsi, Roberto Bianchini, Marco Bonanni, Anna Maria Ferrari
The environmental assessment of the lab-scale preparation of a new lactose derivative-based degreasing formulation, for the leather manufacturing cycle, was performed by using EATOS and LCA methodologies.
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Datum: 07.08.2017


An environmentally benign and selective electrochemical oxidation of sulfides and thiols in a continuous-flow microreactor

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4061-4066
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01973D, Paper
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Gabriele Laudadio, Natan J. W. Straathof, Menno D. Lanting, Benny Knoops, Volker Hessel, Timothy Noel
A practical and environmentally benign electrochemical oxidation of thioethers and thiols in a commercially-available continuous-flow microreactor is presented.
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Datum: 07.08.2017


Isomerization of glucose to fructose catalyzed by lithium bromide in water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4402-4411
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02145C, Paper
Chang Geun Yoo, Ning Li, Melanie Swannell, Xuejun Pan
Both Br- and Li+ catalyzed the isomerization of glucose in aqueous lithium bromide solution.
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Datum: 03.08.2017


A promising catalyst for exclusive para hydroxylation of substituted aromatic hydrocarbons under UV light

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4278-4283
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01653K, Communication
Vijay Kumar Das, Satyabrat Gogoi, Boyapati Manoranjan Choudary, Niranjan Karak
Herein, we describe a waterborne polymer/carbon dot nanocomposite system as an efficient, resourceful and sustainable photocatalyst for para-selective hydroxylation of substituted aromatic compounds using H2O2 under UV light.
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Datum: 03.08.2017


Oximes as reusable templates for the synthesis of ureas and carbamates by an in situ generation of carbamoyl oximes

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4272-4277
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01449J, Communication
Gopal Chandru Senadi, Mohana Reddy Mutra, Ting-Yi Lu, Jeh-Jeng Wang
Oximes have been identified as reusable templates for the synthesis of ureas and carbamates by an in situ generation of carbamoyl oximes under metal-free conditions.
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Datum: 03.08.2017


Selective cleavage of ester linkages of anhydride-cured epoxy using a benign method and reuse of the decomposed polymer in new epoxy preparation

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4364-4372
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01737E, Paper
Tuan Liu, Xiaolong Guo, Wangcheng Liu, Cheng Hao, Liwei Wang, William C. Hiscox, Chengyun Liu, Can Jin, Junna Xin, Jinwen Zhang
This work offers a successful loop-closing strategy for increasing the sustainability and lowering the manufacturing cost of epoxy materials.
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Datum: 02.08.2017


A straightforward thiol-ene click reaction to modify lignocellulosic scaffolds in water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4017-4022
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01601H, Communication
S. Kostic, J. K. Berg, K. Casdorff, V. Merk, I. Burgert, E. Cabane
A cost-effective approach to functionalize lignocellulosic material is presented: cyclodextrin catalyzed thiol-ene click reaction in water.
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Datum: 02.08.2017


A multidisciplinary investigation of the technical and environmental performances of TAML/peroxide elimination of Bisphenol A compounds from water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4234-4262
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01415E, Critical Review
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Yusuf Onundi, Bethany A. Drake, Ryan T. Malecky, Matthew A. DeNardo, Matthew R. Mills, Soumen Kundu, Alexander D. Ryabov, Evan S. Beach, Colin P. Horwitz, Michael T. Simonich, Lisa Truong, Robert L. Tanguay, L. James Wright, Naresh Singhal, Terrence J. Collins
A multidisciplinary investigation of the technical and environmental performances of TAML/peroxide elimination of Bisphenol A compounds from water: destruction, oligomerisation, mechanisms, end product toxicity, and applications.
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Datum: 02.08.2017


Three-component synthesis of 2-heteroaryl-benzothiazoles under metal-free conditions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4043-4047
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01932G, Communication
Guozheng Li, Hao Xie, Jinjin Chen, Yanjun Guo, Guo-Jun Deng
2-Heteroaryl-benzothiazole derivatives were selectively prepared from anilines, 2-methylquinolines and elemental sulfur under metal-free conditions.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Synthesis of 3-alkoxypropan-1,2-diols from glycidol: experimental and theoretical studies for the optimization of the synthesis of glycerol derived solvents

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4176-4185
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01583F, Paper
A. Leal-Duaso, M. Caballero, A. Urriolabeitia, J. A. Mayoral, J. I. Garcia, E. Pires
Optimized green synthesis of glyceryl monoethers from alcohols and glycidol through experimental and computational studies.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Environmentally sound textile dyeing technology with nanofibrillated cellulose

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4031-4035
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01662J, Communication
Yunsang Kim, Lauren Tolbert McCoy, Eliza Lee, Hansol Lee, Raha Saremi, Corbin Feit, Ian R. Hardin, Suraj Sharma, Sudhagar Mani, Sergiy Minko
Sustainable textile dyeing technology using nanofibrillated cellulose is developed that would significantly reduce wastewater and potential environmental costs.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Synthesis of CO2-responsive cellulose nanocrystals by surface-initiated Cu(0)-mediated polymerisation

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4141-4152
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01798G, Paper
Joaquin Arredondo, Philip G. Jessop, Pascale Champagne, Jean Bouchard, Michael F. Cunningham
CNC was converted into a CO2-responsive composite nanomaterial by grafting PDMAEMA and PDEAEMA on its surface using a grafting-from approach via surface-initiated copper(0)-mediated polymerisation.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Proof of concept for continuous enantioselective liquid-liquid extraction in capillary microreactors using 1-octanol as a sustainable solvent

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4334-4343
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01700F, Paper
Susanti, Tim G. Meinds, Erik B. Pinxterhuis, Boelo Schuur, Johannes G. de Vries, Ben L. Feringa, Jozef G. M. Winkelman, Jun Yue, Hero J. Heeres
Separation of racemates in microreactors using liquid-liquid extraction with 1-octanol as the solvent is successfully demonstrated.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Designing the thermal behaviour of aqueous biphasic systems composed of ammonium-based zwitterions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4012-4016
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02262J, Communication
Ana M. Ferreira, Helena Passos, Akiyoshi Okafuji, Mara G. Freire, Joao A. P. Coutinho, Hiroyuki Ohno
The design of the thermal behaviour - from an upper critical solution temperature (UCST) to a lower critical solution temperature (LCST) - of aqueous biphasic systems composed of water-soluble ammonium-based zwitterions.
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Datum: 01.08.2017


Insight into forced hydrogen re-arrangement and altered reaction pathways in a protocol for CO2 catalytic processing of oleic acid into C8-C15 alkanes

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4157-4168
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01853C, Paper
Shiyou Xing, Pengmei Lv, Haoran Yuan, Lingmei Yang, Zhongming Wang, Zhenhong Yuan, Yong Chen
A protocol for CO2 enhanced processing of oleic acid for C8-C15 alkane production is proposed where intrinsic hydrogen in oleic acids is re-arranged in final liquid products.
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Datum: 31.07.2017


Catalytic hydroboration of aldehydes, ketones, alkynes and alkenes initiated by NaOH

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4169-4175
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01632H, Paper
Yile Wu, Changkai Shan, Jianxi Ying, Jue Su, Jun Zhu, Liu Leo Liu, Yufen Zhao
Commercially available NaOH powder is shown to be an efficient transition-metal-free initiator for the catalytic hydroboration of aldehydes, ketones, alkynes and alkenes with HBpin and 9-BBN under mild conditions.
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Datum: 31.07.2017


Efficient and sustainable solvents for lignin dissolution: aqueous choline carboxylate solutions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4067-4073
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01886J, Paper
Airong Xu, Xin Guo, Yibo Zhang, Zhiyong Li, Jianji Wang
Aqueous choline carboxylate ILs with environment-friendliness, low viscosity and economical advantages have been used for efficient dissolution of lignin at room temperature.
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Datum: 31.07.2017


Highly efficient synchronized production of phenol and 2,5-dimethylfuran through a bimetallic Ni-Cu catalyzed dehydrogenation-hydrogenation coupling process without any external hydrogen and oxygen supply

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4353-4363
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01387F, Paper
Wei Li, Guoli Fan, Lan Yang, Feng Li
Highly efficient synchronized production of phenol and 2,5-dimethylfuran was achieved via a bimetallic Ni-Cu catalyzed dehydrogenation-hydrogenation coupling process.
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Datum: 28.07.2017


Glucose promoted facile reduction of azides to amines under aqueous alkaline conditions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4268-4271
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01593C, Communication
Nisha Chandna, Fatehjeet Kaur, Shobhna Kumar, Nidhi Jain
A quick and efficient method for the reduction of azides to amines in water using D-glucose and KOH as green reagents is reported.
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Datum: 27.07.2017


Tandem deprotection/coupling for peptide synthesis in water at room temperature

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4263-4267
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01575E, Communication
Margery Cortes-Clerget, Jean-Yves Berthon, Isabelle Krolikiewicz-Renimel, Laurent Chaisemartin, Bruce H. Lipshutz
A tandem deprotection/coupling sequence is reported for solution-phase peptide synthesis in water under micellar catalysis conditions using the designer surfactant TPGS-750-M.
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Datum: 24.07.2017


Lignin transformations for high value applications: towards targeted modifications using green chemistry

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4200-4233
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01479A, Critical Review
S. Gillet, M. Aguedo, L. Petitjean, A. R. C. Morais, A. M. da Costa Lopes, R. M. Lukasik, P. T. Anastas
We provide a critical review of green processes enabling the fractionation and/or depolymerization of lignin towards value-added products.
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Datum: 20.07.2017


Role of oxygenates and effect of operating conditions in the deactivation of a Ni supported catalyst during the steam reforming of bio-oil

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4315-4333
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01432E, Paper
Aitor Ochoa, Borja Aramburu, Beatriz Valle, Daniel E. Resasco, Javier Bilbao, Ana G. Gayubo, Pedro Castano
This work investigates the correlation of the reaction conditions and the reaction medium composition with the deactivation behavior of a Ni/La2O3-[small alpha]Al2O3 catalyst used in the steam reforming of bio-oil.
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Datum: 14.07.2017


Selective conversion of bio-derived ethanol to renewable BTX over Ga-ZSM-5

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4344-4352
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01188A, Paper
Zhenglong Li, Andrew W. Lepore, Mariam F. Salazar, Guo Shiou Foo, Brian H. Davison, Zili Wu, Chaitanya K. Narula
The exchanged Ga(III) sites are the active sites for promoting BTX formation during ethanol conversion.
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Datum: 01.06.2017






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