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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 - ChemSusChem.

 - Environmental Chemistry.

 - Green Chemistry Letters and Reviews.



Green Chemistry - Abstracts



Natural surfactants towards a more sustainable fluorine chemistry

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03081A, Perspective
Valentina Dichiarante, Roberto Milani, Pierangelo Metrangolo
Fluorinated materials play an essential role in modern industry and technology, and their importance is expected to grow even more in the next future. Unfortunately, their practical application often requires...
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Datum: 20.11.2017


Sustainable succinylation of cellulose in a CO2-based switchable solvent and subsequent Passerini 3-CR and Ugi 4-CR modification

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02577G, Paper
zafer soyler, Kelechukwu Onwukamike, Stephane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
A rapid and effective dissolution and activation of cellulose was demonstrated by a reversible reaction of CO2 with the hydroxyl groups of the cellulose backbone in the presence of 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene...
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Datum: 20.11.2017


From recovered metal waste to high-performance palladium catalysts

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02678A, Paper
Khairil Anuar Jantan, Chuek Yee Kwok, Kuang Wen Chan, Luciano Marchio, Andrew J P White, Paola Deplano, Angela Serpe, James Wilton-Ely
The catalytic activity of a series of neutral and cationic, homo- and heteroleptic, mono- and bimetallic palladium(II) compounds based on dithiocarbamate and dithiooxamide S,S-donor ligands is described. High activity was...
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Datum: 20.11.2017


Derivatisation agents selection guide

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03108D, Paper
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Marek Tobiszewski, Jacek Namiesnik, Francisco Pena-Pereira
The study reported herein is aimed at greenness assessment of 267 derivatisation agents that are frequently applied in analytical chemistry and related disciplines. Multicriteria decision analysis allowed obtaining three rankings...
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Datum: 17.11.2017


An Approach to C-N Activation: Coupling of Arenesulfonyl Hydrazides and Arenesulfonyl Chlorides with tert-Amines via a Metal-, Oxidant- and Halogen-free Anodic Oxidation

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03141F, Paper
Mehdi Sheykhan, Sonia Khani, Masoumeh Abbasnia, Sina Shaabanzadeh, Meraj Joafshan
tert-Amines were harnessed to meet arenesulfonyl hydrazides and arenesulfonyl chlorides via a metal-, oxidant- and halogen free electrochemical oxidative coupling in an undivided cell at rt. This environmentally benign approach...
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Datum: 17.11.2017


Versatile soy protein films and hydrogels by the incorporation of [small beta]-chitin from squid pens (Loligo sp.)

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02982A, Paper
Tania Garrido Diaz, Alaitz Etxabide, Koro de la Caba, Pedro Guerrero
This work is focused on the preparation and characterization of [small beta]-chitin reinforced soy protein films, employing compression moulding as processing method. [small beta]-chitin was extracted from squid pens (Loligo sp.) by...
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Datum: 17.11.2017


Mechanism for the selective epimerization of the glucose mannose pair by Mo-based compounds: towards catalyst optimization

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02692G, Paper
Marcos Rellan-Pineiro, Miquel Garcia-Rates, Nuria Lopez
The selective C2 epimerization of the glucose/mannose pair on a set of Mo-based catalysts was studied by means of Density Functional Theory. The process, known as the Bilik reaction, encompasses...
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Datum: 16.11.2017


Base-mediated tandem sulfonylation and oximation of alkenes in water

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03051G, Communication
Bin Wang, Lin Tang, Liyan Liu, Yanan Li, Yang Yu, Zhiyong Wang
A base-mediated bifunctionalization of alkenes for the synthesis of [small alpha]-sulfonylethanone oximes was developed in water under metal-free condition. This reaction features a wide substrate scope and facile starting materials to...
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Datum: 16.11.2017


An Efficient Palladium Catalyzed Mizoroki-Heck Cross-Coupling in Water

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02869E, Paper
Sanjay Jadhav, C. V. Rode
The homogeneous Pd-catalysed Mizoroki-Heck coupling reaction has been successfully conducted in water in the absence of any additives under aerobic condition. The various key reaction parameters that affect the yield...
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Datum: 16.11.2017


Lignin depolymerization to monophenolic compounds in a flow-through system

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02731A, Communication
Ivan kumaniaev, Elena Subbotina, Jonas Savmarker, Mats Larhed, Maxim Vadimovich Galkin, Joseph Samec
A reductive lignocellulose fractionation in a flow-through system in which pulping and transfer hydrogenolysis steps were separated in time and space has been developed. Without the hydrogenolysis step or addition...
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Datum: 15.11.2017


Copper-catalyzed aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation mediated synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles via a domino multi-component reaction

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02484C, Paper
Janeeka Jayram, Vineet Jeena
An efficient and practical aerobic benzylic sp3 C-H oxidation as a key step towards the domino multi-component synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles has been reported.
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Datum: 14.11.2017


Esterification and hydrolysis of cellulose using oxalic acid dihydrate in a solvent-free reaction suitable for preparation of surface-functionalised cellulose nanocrystals with high yield

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02489D, Communication
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D. Li, J. Henschen, M. Ek
A quick and simple process to prepare surface-functionalised cellulose nanocrystals.
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Datum: 13.11.2017


Transition-metal-free and organic solvent-free conversion of N-substituted 2-aminobiaryls into corresponding carbazoles via intramolecular oxidative radical cyclization induced by peroxodisulfate

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03130K, Paper
Palani Natarajan, Pri Ya, Deachen Chuskit
An atom-economical and environmentally benign approach for the synthesis of N-substituted carbazoles from analogous 2-aminobiaryls using peroxodisulfate in water is reported. The reactions proceeded through an intramolecular oxidative radical cyclization...
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Datum: 13.11.2017


Decarboxylative reactions with and without light - a comparison

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02949G, Critical Review
Johanna Schwarz, Burkhard Koenig
Carboxylic acids gain more and more in importance as versatile and renewable starting materials for the formation of platform molecules or high-value chemicals. Many decarboxylative reactions using metal- or photoredox...
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Datum: 13.11.2017


Comparative LCA of different graphene production routes

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02444D, Paper
Matteo Cossutta, Jon McKechnie, Stephen J. Pickering
This study is an LCA of three graphene production routes: electrochemical exfoliation of graphite rods, chemical oxidation and subsequent chemical or thermal reduction and chemical vapour deposition (CVD). Different processes...
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Datum: 10.11.2017


Cobalt Modified N-doped Carbon Nanotubes for Catalytic C=C Bond Formation via Dehydrogenative Coupling of Benzyl Alcohols and DMSO

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02335A, Communication
Jinlei Li, Guoliang Liu, Lijun Shi, Qi Xing, fuwei li
The development of heterogeneous, cost-effective and environmentally benign catalysts to construct C=C bonds is highly desirable. We here report Co@N-doped carbon nanotubes (Co@NCNT) as a catalyst for novel synthesis of...
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Datum: 10.11.2017


High-yield multicomponent synthesis of triazolo[1,2-a]indazole-triones using silica-coated ZnO nanoparticles as heterogeneous catalyst in the presence of ultrasound

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03279J, Paper
Divya Verma, Vikash Sharma, Gunadhor Singh Okram, Shubha Jain
We report here a comprehensively detailed systematic investigations on a new method of an ultrasound-assisted synthesis of 4(a-m) triazolo[1,2-a]indazole-triones (TAITs) using the multicomponent condensation reaction among dimedone, 4-phenylurazole and various...
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Datum: 09.11.2017


Micelle formation as a factor influencing the mode(s) of metal ion partitioning into N-alkylpyridinium-based ionic liquids (ILs): implications for the design of IL-based extraction systems

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02338C, Paper
James L. Wankowski, Michael J. Kaul, Mark L. Dietz
In the extraction of alkali and alkaline earth cations by a crown ether into certain N-alkylpyridinium-based ILs, the balance between neutral complex/ion-pair partitioning and ion exchange is significantly altered by the formation of micelles in the aqueous phase involving the IL cation.
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Datum: 09.11.2017


All-lignin approach to prepare cationic colloidal lignin particles: stabilization of durable Pickering emulsions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02900D, Paper
Mika Henrikki Sipponen, Matthew Smyth, Timo Leskinen, Leena-Sisko Johansson, Monika Osterberg
Adsorption of cationic lignin on colloidal lignin particles is a green route to new types of Pickering emulsion applications.
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Datum: 09.11.2017


Multiple covalent interactions and open-void co-involved Mn3O4/nitrogen-doped porous carbon fiber hybrids as flexible anodes for lithium-ion batteries

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02786A, Paper
Zhen Li
Nanophase Mn3O4 with a grain size of about 7 nm was successfully synthesized by a novel sol-gel route. To improve the electrochemical performance, the Mn3O4 grains were incorporated into metal...
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Datum: 08.11.2017


Visible-Light-Driven Conversion of CO2 from Air to CO Using an Ionic Liquid and Conjugated Polymer

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02346D, Communication
Yu Chen, Guipeng Ji, Shien Guo, Bo Yu, Yanfei Zhao, yunyan Wu, Hongye Zhang, Zhenghui Liu, Buxing Han, Zhimin Liu
A metal-free and highly efficient catalytic system involving a task-specific ionic liquid, [P4444][p-2-O], and a pyrene-based conjugated polymer was developed for direct CO2 capture from air and further photoreduction to...
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Datum: 07.11.2017


The Biomimetic Photoelectrocatalyst of Co-porphyrin Combined g-C3N4 Nanosheet Based on [small pi]-[small pi] Supramolecular Interaction for High-efficiency CO2 Reduction in Water Medium

Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02657A, Paper
Jibo Liu, Huijie Shi, Qi Shen, Chenyan Guo, Guohua Zhao
Aiming at high-efficiency biomimetic CO2 photoelectrochemical conversion, a photoelectrocatalyst with excellent CO2 catalytic activity was designed and prepared by immobilizing CoTPP (cobalt meso-tetraphenylporphyrin) onto g-C3N4 conveniently via self-assembly based on...
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Datum: 06.11.2017


Metal-free tandem cyclization/hydrosilylation to construct tetrahydroquinoxalines

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03095A, Paper
Yixiao Pan, Changjun Chen, Xin Xu, Haoqiang Zhao, Jiahong Han, Huanrong Li, Lijin Xu, Qinghua Fan, Jianliang Xiao
B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed tandem cyclization/hydrosilylation for the step-economical construction of 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoxalines from readily available starting materials has been developed.
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Datum: 03.11.2017


Crystal lattice distortion in ultrathin Co(OH)2 nanosheets inducing elongated Co-OOH bonds for highly efficient oxygen evolution reaction

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02543B, Paper
Haidong Yang, Yu Long, Yan Zhu, Ziming Zhao, Ping Ma, Jun Jin, Jiantai Ma
The highly efficient OER performance of the ultrathin cobalt hydroxides nanosheets is due to the elongated Co-OOH bonds generated from crystal lattice distortion, which can serve as the efficiently catalytic active sites.
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Datum: 03.11.2017


Multistep purification of cytochrome c PEGylated forms using polymer-based aqueous biphasic systems

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02600E, Paper
Joao H. P. M. Santos, Gustavo Carretero, Joao A. P. Coutinho, Carlota O. Rangel-Yagui, Sonia P. M. Ventura
An efficient process of PEGylation and purification of different site-specific Cyt-c PEGylated forms was developed with high efficiency using polymer-based aqueous biphasic systems.
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Datum: 02.11.2017


Phosphorous acid functionalized polyacrylonitrile fibers with a polarity tunable surface micro-environment for one-pot C-C and C-N bond formation reactions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02935G, Paper
Gang Xu, Lu Wang, Mengmeng Li, Minli Tao, Wenqin Zhang
Novel hydrophilic/hydrophobic surface micro-environment modified phosphoric acid-functionalized PANFs are prepared for one-pot C-C and C-N bond formation reactions with high efficiencies and preeminent reusability.
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Datum: 01.11.2017


Highly selective sp3 C-N bond activation of tertiary anilines modulated by steric and thermodynamic factors

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02775C, Communication
Xiaodong Jia, Pengfei Li, Yu Shao, Yu Yuan, Honghe Ji, Wentao Hou, Xiaofei Liu, Xuewen Zhang
A highly selective sp3 C-N cleavage of tertiary anilines was achieved using the TBN/TEMPO catalyst system.
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Datum: 01.11.2017


High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02896B, Paper
Y. Ma, M. Hummel, I. Kontro, H. Sixta
High performance man-made cellulosic fibres from recycled newsprint.
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Datum: 01.11.2017


Construction of 2,3-quaternary fused indolines from alkynyl tethered oximes and diaryliodonium salts through a cascade strategy of N-arylation/cycloaddition/[3,3]-rearrangement

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02844J, Communication
Xiao-Pan Ma, Kun Li, Si-Yi Wu, Cui Liang, Gui-Fa Su, Dong-Liang Mo
An efficient cascade strategy was developed for the synthesis of 2,3-quaternary fused indolines from alkynyl tethered oximes and diaryliodonium salts.
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Datum: 31.10.2017


Visible-light-mediated aerobic selenation of (hetero)arenes with diselenides

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02803B, Communication
Qing-Bao Zhang, Yong-Liang Ban, Pan-Feng Yuan, Shou-Jiao Peng, Jian-Guo Fang, Li-Zhu Wu, Qiang Liu
The first visible-light driven aerobic oxidation for the direct selenation of (hetero)arenes has been developed at room temperature, providing an eco-friendly, atom-economical protocol to prepare unsymmetrical selenides from easily accessible diselenides.
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Datum: 31.10.2017


A dual-templating strategy for the scale-up synthesis of dendritic mesoporous silica nanospheres

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02139A, Communication
Peng-Cheng Liu, Ye-Jun Yu, Bo Peng, Shi-Yu Ma, Tian-Yu Ning, Bing-Qian Shan, Tai-Qun Yang, Qing-Song Xue, Kun Zhang, Peng Wu
Mesoporous silica nanoparticles with varied morphologies and pore structures were synthesized on the kilogram scale using cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and an anionic surfactant as co-templates.
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Datum: 30.10.2017


Enhanced microalgal lipid extraction using bio-based solvents for sustainable biofuel production

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02735D, Paper
Wan M. Asyraf Wan Mahmood, Constantinos Theodoropoulos, Maria Gonzalez-Miquel
Bio-based solvents are efficient replacements for traditional fossil-derived solvents in microalgal lipid extraction towards developing environmentally friendly biofuel production processes.
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Datum: 30.10.2017


Utilization of fluoroform for difluoromethylation in continuous flow: a concise synthesis of [small alpha]-difluoromethyl-amino acids

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02913F, Communication
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Manuel Kockinger, Tanja Ciaglia, Michael Bersier, Paul Hanselmann, Bernhard Gutmann, C. Oliver Kappe
Difluoromethylated esters, malonates and amino acids (including the drug eflornithine) are obtained by a gas-liquid continuous flow protocol employing the abundant waste product fluoroform as an atom-efficient reagent.
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Datum: 30.10.2017


A practical synthesis of 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02097J, Paper
Domenico C. M. Albanese, Nicoletta Gaggero, Meng Fei
Hexafluoro-2-propanol as the solvent allows a catalyst free domino approach to 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines in up to 98% yield.
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Datum: 30.10.2017


The reactions of dimethyl carbonate and its derivatives

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01764B, Critical Review
P. Tundo, M. Musolino, F. Arico
The worldwide urge to embrace a sustainable and bio-compatible chemistry has led industry and academia to develop chlorine-free methodologies focused on the use of CO2-based compounds, such as dimethyl carbonate, as feedstocks, promoters and reaction media.
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Datum: 30.10.2017


Microwave assisted domino heck cyclization and alkynylation: synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02606D, Communication
Ramesh Karu, Satyanarayana Gedu
Microwave assisted domino intramolecular Heck and Sonogashira coupling for the efficient synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans is presented.
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Datum: 27.10.2017


Synthesis of urea derivatives via reductive carbon dioxide fixation into contracted porphyrin analogues

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02798B, Communication
Sajal Kumar Patra, Kasturi Sahu, Bratati Patra, Dipak Kumar Sahoo, Sruti Mondal, Payel Mukherjee, Himansu S. Biswal, Sanjib Kar
Carbon dioxide from ammonium carbonate is trapped by the free base corroles which forms the N21,N22-carbamide-corrole derivatives.
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Datum: 26.10.2017


Sustainable synthesis routes towards urazole compounds

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02027A, Paper
Laetitia Vlaminck, Babs Van de Voorde, Filip E. Du Prez
The synthesis of urazoles in a one-pot, fast and high-yielding fashion without the use of isocyanates or chloroformates is described.
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Datum: 26.10.2017


Co embedded within biomass-derived mesoporous N-doped carbon as an acid-resistant and chemoselective catalyst for transfer hydrodeoxygenation of biomass with formic acid

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02648J, Paper
Huanhuan Yang, Renfeng Nie, Wang Xia, Xiaolong Yu, Dingfeng Jin, Xinhuan Lu, Dan Zhou, Qinghua Xia
Biomass-derived acid-resistant Co@NC is used as a bifunctional catalyst for biomass-derived FA dehydrogenation and biomass-derived vanillin hydrodeoxygenation.
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Datum: 26.10.2017


Effective fractionation of lignocellulose in herbaceous biomass and hardwood using a mild acetone organosolv process

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5505-5514
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02379K, Paper
Arjan Smit, Wouter Huijgen
Key features of this process are the high yield of cellulose, monomeric hemicellulose sugars and lignin combined with limited solvent loss due to acetone self-condensation.
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Datum: 25.10.2017


Construction of the tetrahydroquinoline spiro skeleton via cascade [1,5]-hydride transfer-involved C(sp3)-H functionalization "on water"

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02353G, Paper
Shuai Zhu, Chunqi Chen, Mingyan Xiao, Liping Yu, Liang Wang, Jian Xiao
Water enabled a highly atom- and step-economical, redox-neutral 4-step cascade process, including SNAr/Knoevenagel condensation/[1,5]-hydride transfer cyclization, to construct pharmaceutically important tetrahydroquinoline spiro compounds efficiently.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Solvent-controlled highly regio-selective thieno[2,3-b]indole formation under metal-free conditions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02818K, Communication
Penghui Ni, Bin Li, Huawen Huang, Fuhong Xiao, Guo-Jun Deng
Thieno[2,3-b]indole derivatives were selectively prepared from indoles, ketones and sulfur powder under metal-free conditions.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Direct synthesis of carbamate from CO2 using a task-specific ionic liquid catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02666H, Paper
Qiao Zhang, Hao-Yu Yuan, Norihisa Fukaya, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Jun-Chul Choi
An easily synthesized ionic liquid was used as an organocatalyst to synthesize carbamates directly from amine, CO2, and silicate esters.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Reverse engineering: transaminase biocatalyst development using ancestral sequence reconstruction

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5375-5380
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02343J, Communication
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Matthew Wilding, Thomas S. Peat, Subha Kalyaanamoorthy, Janet Newman, Colin Scott, Lars S. Jermiin
The use of ancestral sequence reconstruction to design novel biocatalysts with improved catalytic properties for the production of polyamide precursors.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Visible-light-enabled spirocyclization of alkynes leading to 3-sulfonyl and 3-sulfenyl azaspiro[4,5]trienones

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02330H, Paper
Wei Wei, Huanhuan Cui, Daoshan Yang, Huilan Yue, Chenglong He, Yulong Zhang, Hua Wang
A visible-light-induced strategy has been established for the synthesis of 3-sulfonyl and 3-sulfenyl azaspiro[4,5]trienones at room temperature in air.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Synthesis of ethanol via a reaction of dimethyl ether with CO2 and H2

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02807E, Paper
Qingli Qian, Meng Cui, Jingjing Zhang, Junfeng Xiang, Jinliang Song, Guanying Yang, Buxing Han
Ethanol is very efficiently produced from dimethyl ether, CO2 and H2 by homogeneous catalysis under mild conditions.
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Datum: 24.10.2017


Enzymatic surface hydrolysis of poly(ethylene furanoate) thin films of various crystallinities

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5381-5384
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02905E, Communication
S. Weinberger, K. Haernvall, D. Scaini, G. Ghazaryan, M. T. Zumstein, M. Sander, A. Pellis, G. M. Guebitz
This work reports on the successful production of poly(ethylene furanoate) (PEF) thin films and a comparison of the enzymatic hydrolysis of PEF and poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) films with three different crystallinities (0, 10 and 20%).
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Datum: 23.10.2017


A regioselective one-pot aza-Friedel-Crafts reaction for primary, secondary and tertiary anilines using a heterogeneous catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02038D, Paper
Giovanna Bosica, Roderick Abdilla
An environmentally friendly one-pot multicomponent synthesis of 3-substituted indoles, catalysed by silicotungstic acid on Amberlyst 15 under green, neat conditions.
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Datum: 23.10.2017


Systematic metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for the industrial-level production of optically pure D-(-)-acetoin

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02753B, Paper
Yufeng Mao, Jing Fu, Ran Tao, Can Huang, Zhiwen Wang, Ya-Jie Tang, Tao Chen, Xueming Zhao
Acetoin is a high-value-added industrial product and a promising bio-based platform chemical.
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Datum: 23.10.2017


Catalyst-free aerobic oxidation of aldehydes into acids in water under mild conditions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02983G, Paper
Yue Zhang, Yujia Cheng, Huizhuo Cai, Shaopo He, Qiheng Shan, Hongwei Zhao, Yiping Chen, Bo Wang
The first example of catalyst-free aerobic oxidation of aldehydes in water under respective acidic, neutral and alkaline conditions was developed.
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Datum: 23.10.2017


Solvent- and base-free synthesis of wax esters from fatty acid methyl esters by consecutive one-pot, two-step catalysis

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02764H, Paper
D. H. Nguyen, G. Raffa, Y. Morin, S. Desset, F. Capet, V. Nardello-Rataj, F. Dumeignil, R. M. Gauvin
Wax esters were produced from fatty acid methyl esters using a catalytic one-pot, two-step sequence under solvent- and base-free conditions.
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Datum: 20.10.2017


Iodine catalyzed oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes to carboxylic acids in water: a metal-free route to the synthesis of furandicarboxylic acid and terephthalic acid

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02802D, Communication
Susanta Hazra, Mayukh Deb, Anil J. Elias
Iodine(III) catalyzed metal free method for oxidation of alcohols and aldehydes in water.
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Datum: 20.10.2017


Polystyrene-supported bifunctional resorcinarenes as cheap, metal-free and recyclable catalysts for epoxide/CO2 coupling reactions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5488-5493
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02856C, Paper
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T. Jose, S. Canellas, M. A. Pericas, A. W. Kleij
A bifunctional and recyclable organocatalyst shows excellent performance in the formation of cyclic carbonates from both terminal and internal epoxides.
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Datum: 19.10.2017


Elucidation of the role of betaine hydrochloride in glycerol esterification: towards bio-based ionic building blocks

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02767B, Paper
C. Journoux-Lapp, K. De Oliveira Vigier, C. Bachmann, S. Marinkovic, B. Estrine, G. Frapper, F. Jerome
The esterification of betaine hydrochloride with glycerol does not involve any carbocation intermediate as usual. This finding permits the synthesis of bio-based ionic building blocks with unprecedented yield and with space time yield.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


Depolymerization of poly(bisphenol A carbonate) under mild conditions by solvent-free alcoholysis catalyzed by 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene as a recyclable organocatalyst: a route to chemical recycling of waste polycarbonate

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5422-5434
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02063E, Paper
Eugenio Quaranta, Damiano Sgherza, Giuseppe Tartaro
DBU promotes quantitative PC alcoholysis selectively under mild solventless conditions: the process is relevant to the valorization of the waste polymer.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


K-10 montmorillonite-catalyzed solid phase diazotizations: environmentally benign coupling of diazonium salts with aromatic hydrocarbons to biaryls

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5390-5395
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02804K, Communication
Garima Pandey, Bela Torok
A new heterogeneous catalytic diazotization and subsequent coupling of diazonium salts with aromatics for the synthesis of biaryls is described.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


Conversion of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates into biofuels and high-value chemicals

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02503C, Critical Review
Long Yan, Qian Yao, Yao Fu
This article presents a comprehensive review of the catalytic hydrogenation of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates into their derived biofuels and high-value chemicals, and includes the synthesis of levulinic acid and alkyl levulinates from biomass derivates.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


Cyclic ureas (DMI, DMPU) as efficient, sustainable ligands in iron-catalyzed C(sp2)-C(sp3) coupling of aryl chlorides and tosylates

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5361-5366
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02690K, Communication
Elwira Bisz, Michal Szostak
We report that cyclic ureas (DMI, DMPU) are efficient and sustainable alternatives to reprotoxic NMP in challenging iron-catalyzed C(sp2)-C(sp3) alkylations of aryl chlorides and tosylates with alkyl Grignard reagents.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


Metal-free synthesis of polysubstituted pyrroles using surfactants in aqueous medium

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5385-5389
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01874F, Communication
Amrendra Kumar, Ramanand, Narender Tadigoppula
An efficient and metal-free method has been developed for the synthesis of polysubstituted pyrrole derivatives with combination of sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS) and Triton X-100 surfactants using water as a solvent at room temperature in 2-6 h and under microwave conditions (10 min) with good to excellent yields.
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Datum: 18.10.2017


Growth of NiO nanorods, SiC nanowires and monolayer graphene via a CVD method

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02523H, Paper
Y. You, M. Mayyas, S. Xu, I. Mansuri, V. Gaikwad, P. Munroe, V. Sahajwalla, R. K. Joshi
Green approaches for producing high purity advanced materials have always been a challenging task.
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Datum: 17.10.2017


Methyl ketone break-and-rebuild: a strategy for full [small alpha]-heterofunctionalization of acetophenones

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5371-5374
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02558K, Communication
Thanh Binh Nguyen, Pascal Retailleau
The Willgerodt reaction under iron-catalyzed aerobic conditions was found to be an excellent tool for full [small alpha]-heterofunctionalization of acetophenones with sulfur and amines.
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Datum: 17.10.2017


A base-free, ultrasound accelerated one-pot synthesis of 2-sulfonylquinolines in water

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02304A, Paper
Long-Yong Xie, Yong-Jian Li, Jie Qu, Yue Duan, Jue Hu, Kai-Jian Liu, Zhong Cao, Wei-Min He
Without employing any base and organic solvent, an economical, practical and eco-friendly protocol has been developed for the ultrasound accelerated one-pot synthesis of various functionalized 2-sulfonylquinolines from easily accessible starting materials in water under open-air conditions.
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Datum: 16.10.2017


Enzymatic production of clickable and PEGylated recombinant polyhydroxyalkanoates

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5494-5504
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01872J, Paper
M. Vastano, A. Pellis, B. Immirzi, G. Dal Poggetto, M. Malinconico, G. Sannia, G. M. Guebitz, C. Pezzella
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are microbial polyesters attracting great attention while further functionalisation could widen their applicability.
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Datum: 16.10.2017


An environmentally benign and efficient synthesis of substituted benzothiazole-2-thiols, benzoxazole-2-thiols, and benzimidazoline-2-thiones in water

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02311A, Paper
Xing Liu, Min Liu, Wan Xu, Meng-Tian Zeng, Hui Zhu, Cai-Zhu Chang, Zhi-Bing Dong
An efficient and practical method for the one-step synthesis of benzothiazole-2-thiols, benzoxazole-2-thiols and benzimidazoline-2-thiones in water was described.
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Datum: 13.10.2017


In situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid into heptadecane over a Cu-Ni alloy catalyst using methanol as a hydrogen carrier

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02774E, Paper
Zihao Zhang, Qiwei Yang, Hao Chen, Kequan Chen, Xiuyang Lu, Pingkai Ouyang, Jie Fu, Jingguang G. Chen
In this work, supported Cu-Ni bimetallic catalysts were synthesized and evaluated for the in situ hydrogenation and decarboxylation of oleic acid using methanol as a hydrogen donor.
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Datum: 13.10.2017


Fe3O4@Boehmite-NH2-CoII NPs: an inexpensive and highly efficient heterogeneous magnetic nanocatalyst for the Suzuki-Miyaura and Heck-Mizoroki cross-coupling reactions

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02647A, Paper
Arezou Mohammadinezhad, Batool Akhlaghinia
CoII immobilized on aminated Fe3O4@Boehmite nanoparticles as a heterogeneous magnetic catalyst for cross-coupling reactions was investigated.
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Datum: 12.10.2017


Using recyclable pH-responsive lignin amphoteric surfactant to enhance the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocelluloses

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5479-5487
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02571H, Paper
Cheng Cai, Xuejuan Zhan, Meijun Zeng, Hongming Lou, Yuxia Pang, Jia Yang, Dongjie Yang, Xueqing Qiu
Adding recyclable pH-responsive lignin amphoteric surfactant (SLQA) can enhance enzymatic hydrolysis and enable the comprehensive utilization of lignocelluloses.
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Datum: 11.10.2017


A new route to [small alpha],[small omega]-diamines from hydrogenation of dicarboxylic acids and their derivatives in the presence of amines

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5460-5466
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02838E, Paper
Yiping Shi, Paul C. J. Kamer, David J. Cole-Hamilton
A new and selective route for the synthesis of polymer precursors, primary diamines or N-substituted diamines, from dicarboxylic acids, diesters, diamides and diols using a Ru/triphos catalyst is reported.
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Datum: 11.10.2017


Unusual differences in the reactivity of glutamic and aspartic acid in oxidative decarboxylation reactions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5178-5186
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02137B, Paper
Andrada But, Evie van der Wijst, Jerome Le Notre, Ron Wever, Johan P. M. Sanders, Johannes H. Bitter, Elinor L. Scott
Chemically similar acidic amino acids present remarkable differences in reactivity under oxidative decarboxylation conditions for the production of biobased nitriles.
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Datum: 11.10.2017


Recycling of homogeneous catalysts in reactive ionic liquid - solvent-free aminofunctionalizations of alkenes

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5243-5249
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02272G, Paper
Thiemo A. Fa[German sz ligature}bach, Robin Kirchmann, Arno Behr, Andreas J. Vorholt
Turning down the bed for homogenous catalysts: the use of dimcarb as a reactive ionic liquid, offers the opportunity to carry out different homogeneously transition metal catalyzed aminations without using any solvent, while at the same time efficient catalyst recycling is possible.
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Datum: 10.10.2017


Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of aryl ketoesters with a chiral double-chain surfactant-type catalyst in water

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5367-5370
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01639E, Communication
Jiahong Li, Zechao Lin, Qingfei Huang, Qiwei Wang, Lei Tang, Jin Zhu, Jingen Deng
A chiral double-chain surfactant-type ligand was designed and synthesized. The rhodium catalyst formed from the ligand can self-assemble into chiral vesicular aggregates in water, which was applied to ATH of broad range of aromatic ketoesters in neat water.
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Datum: 09.10.2017


Insights of biomass recalcitrance in natural Populus trichocarpa variants for biomass conversion

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5467-5478
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02219K, Paper
Chang Geun Yoo, Yongil Yang, Yunqiao Pu, Xianzhi Meng, Wellington Muchero, Kelsey L. Yee, Olivia A. Thompson, Miguel Rodriguez, Garima Bali, Nancy L. Engle, Erika Lindquist, Vasanth Singan, Jeremy Schmutz, Stephen P. DiFazio, Timothy J. Tschaplinski, Gerald A. Tuskan, Jin-Gui Chen, Brian Davison, Arthur J. Ragauskas
The recalcitrance of natural Populus variants was elucidated.
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Datum: 09.10.2017


Remarkably improved stability and enhanced activity of a Burkholderia cepacia lipase by coating with a triazolium alkyl-PEG sulfate ionic liquid

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5250-5256
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02319G, Paper
T. Nishihara, A. Shiomi, S. Kadotani, T. Nokami, T. Itoh
Three types of triazolium cetyl-PEG10 sulfate ionic liquid were synthesized and their activation of Burkholderia cepacia lipase was investigated.
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Datum: 06.10.2017


Imidazolium-based polyionic liquid absorbents for bioproduct recovery

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5203-5213
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02806G, Paper
Stuart L. Bacon, Rachel J. Ross, Andrew J. Daugulis, J. Scott Parent
Solid imidazolium-based polyionic liquids (PILs; a class of polyelectrolyte) were synthesized for the absorption of n-butanol and other inhibitory biosynthesis products from dilute aqueous solutions.
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Datum: 05.10.2017


CO2-assisted synthesis of non-symmetric [small alpha]-diketones directly from aldehydes via C-C bond formation

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5356-5360
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02425H, Communication
Pradipbhai Hirapara, Daniel Riemer, Nabanita Hazra, Jignesh Gajera, Markus Finger, Shoubhik Das
CO2 assisted various symmetric and non-symmetric [small alpha]-diketones have been synthesized directly from the corresponding aldehydes using transition metal-free catalysts.
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Datum: 04.10.2017


Recent advances on the utilization of layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and related heterogeneous catalysts in a lignocellulosic-feedstock biorefinery scheme

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5269-5302
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02795H, Critical Review
Willinton Y. Hernandez, Jeroen Lauwaert, Pascal Van Der Voort, An Verberckmoes
Layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and derived materials have been widely used as heterogeneous catalysts for different types of reactions either in gas or in liquid phase.
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Datum: 04.10.2017


Design and evolution of the BMS process greenness scorecard

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5163-5171
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02190A, Paper
David K. Leahy, Eric M. Simmons, Victor Hung, Jason T. Sweeney, William F. Fleming, Melanie Miller
A process greenness scorecard has been developed that provides a comprehensive assessment of greenness aspects not encompassed by mass-based metrics, including environmental, health and safety impacts, in order to facilitate the design of greener, more benign and inherently safer processes.
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Datum: 03.10.2017


Tuneable 3D printed bioreactors for transaminations under continuous-flow

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5345-5349
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02421E, Communication
Edgar Peris, Obinna Okafor, Evelina Kulcinskaja, Ruth Goodridge, Santiago V. Luis, Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo, Elaine O'Reilly, Victor Sans
A method to efficiently immobilize enzymes on 3D printed continuous-flow devices is presented.
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Datum: 03.10.2017


An efficient Pt nanoparticle-ionic liquid system for the hydrodeoxygenation of bio-derived phenols under mild conditions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5435-5441
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01870C, Paper
Lu Chen, Cornel Fink, Zhaofu Fei, Paul J. Dyson, Gabor Laurenczy
Hydrodeoxygenation of bio-derived phenols under mild conditions with platinum nanoparticles in situ synthesized in an ionic liquid.
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Datum: 02.10.2017


A quest for polycarbonates provided via sustainable epoxide/CO2 copolymerization processes

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4990-5011
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02560B, Critical Review
Stephanie J. Poland, Donald J. Darensbourg
Bio-derived epoxides and impure sources of carbon dioxide offer exciting resources for renewable polycarbonate production.
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Datum: 02.10.2017


Diphenylsilane as a coupling reagent for amide bond formation

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5060-5064
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02643A, Communication
Morgane Sayes, Andre B. Charette
A simple amidation procedure enabling the direct coupling of carboxylic acids to amines using one equivalent of diphenysilane is reported.
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Datum: 29.09.2017


Eugenol bio-based epoxy thermosets: from cloves to applied materials

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5236-5242
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02322G, Paper
Ibrahima Faye, Melanie Decostanzi, Yvan Ecochard, Sylvain Caillol
The development of high-performance materials from renewable resources is of paramount importance in a sustainable development context.
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Datum: 29.09.2017


H-Bonding-promoted radical addition of simple alcohols to unactivated alkenes

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5230-5235
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02540H, Paper
Yunfei Tian, Zhong-Quan Liu
H-Bonding-induced radical addition of simple alcohols to unactivated olefins was achieved.
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Datum: 28.09.2017


Predicting lignin depolymerization yields from quantifiable properties using fractionated biorefinery lignins

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5131-5143
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02023F, Paper
Thanaphong Phongpreecha, Nicholas C. Hool, Ryan J. Stoklosa, Adam S. Klett, Cliff E. Foster, Aditya Bhalla, Daniel Holmes, Mark C. Thies, David B. Hodge
Aromatic monomer yields from lignin depolymerization can be predicted using quantifiable lignin properties.
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Datum: 27.09.2017


Efficient one-pot production of [gamma]-valerolactone from xylose over Zr-Al-Beta zeolite: rational optimization of catalyst synthesis and reaction conditions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5114-5121
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01969F, Paper
Juan A. Melero, Gabriel Morales, Jose Iglesias, Marta Paniagua, Clara Lopez-Aguado, Karen Wilson, Amin Osatiashtiani
Optimization of catalyst synthesis and reaction conditions for the direct conversion of xylose into [gamma]-valerolactone over Zr-Al-Beta zeolites.
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Datum: 27.09.2017


Cross dehydrogenative coupling of N-aryltetrahydroisoquinolines (sp3 C-H) with indoles (sp2 C-H) using a heterogeneous mesoporous manganese oxide catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5350-5355
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01919J, Communication
B. Dutta, V. Sharma, N. Sassu, Y. Dang, C. Weerakkody, J. Macharia, R. Miao, A. R. Howell, S. L. Suib
We disclose a novel, heterogeneous catalytic approach for selective coupling of C1 of N-aryltetrahydroisoquinolines with C3 of indoles in the presence of mesoporous manganese oxides.
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Datum: 27.09.2017


Potassium fertilizer via hydrothermal alteration of K-feldspar ore

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5187-5202
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02633A, Paper
Davide Ciceri, Marcelo de Oliveira, Antoine Allanore
A novel potassium fertilizer material is obtained via hydrothermal processing of K-feldspar ore in alkaline conditions.
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Datum: 25.09.2017


Biocatalytic synthesis of chiral cyclic [gamma]-oxoesters by sequential C-H hydroxylation, alcohol oxidation and alkene reduction

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5122-5130
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02215H, Paper
Elisabetta Brenna, Michele Crotti, Francesco G. Gatti, Daniela Monti, Fabio Parmeggiani, Andrea Pugliese, Francesca Tentori
The conversion of C5 and C6 cycloalkenecarboxylates into both enantiomers of the corresponding cyclic [gamma]-oxoesters is performed at room temperature using three enzymes and no environmentally-unfriendly oxidants.
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Datum: 25.09.2017


Synthesis of isosorbide: an overview of challenging reactions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5332-5344
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01912B, Tutorial Review
C. Dussenne, T. Delaunay, V. Wiatz, H. Wyart, I. Suisse, M. Sauthier
This review gives an overview of the catalysts and technologies developed for the synthesis of isosorbide, a platform molecule derived from biomass (sorbitol and cellulose).
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Datum: 22.09.2017


Photocatalytic coupling of amines to imidazoles using a Mo-ZnIn2S4 catalyst

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5172-5177
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01728F, Paper
Min Wang, Lihua Li, Jianmin Lu, Nengchao Luo, Xiaochen Zhang, Feng Wang
A new route to the synthesis of substituted imidazoles was developed via photocyclization of amines over Mo-ZnIn2S4 under visible light irradiation.
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Datum: 22.09.2017


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

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5041-5045
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02583A, Communication
Zhimin Xue, Feijie Liu, Jingyun Jiang, Jinfang Wang, Tiancheng Mu
[gamma]-Valerolactone could exfoliate bulk g-C3N4 to form a super-stable dispersion of few-layer g-C3N4 nanosheets with a high concentration of 0.8 mg mL-1, showing enhanced activity for non-photocatalytic reactions.
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Datum: 21.09.2017


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

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5214-5229
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02368E, Paper
Jaewon Byun, Jeehoon Han
A process-system engineering study was presented for the catalytic production of jet fuel range alkenes, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, and 1,2-pentanediol from lignocellulosic biomass.
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Datum: 21.09.2017


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

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5152-5162
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01974B, Paper
Hui Zhang, Youcan Bai, Boming Yu, Xinxin Liu, Fangeng Chen
The color of lignin was obviously reduced via a chemical-reaction-free fractionation using methanol/water as a solvent.
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Datum: 21.09.2017


A highly stable Ru/LaCO3OH catalyst consisting of support-coated Ru nanoparticles in aqueous-phase hydrogenolysis reactions

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5412-5421
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02414B, Paper
Bolong Li, Lulu Li, Chen Zhao
A hydrothermally stable Ru/LaCO3OH catalyst consisting of Ru nanoparticles partially encapsulated by the support with a strong metal-support interaction is developed.
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Datum: 19.09.2017


New catalyst with multiple active sites for selective hydrogenolysis of cellulose to ethylene glycol

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5144-5151
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02122D, Paper
Mohamed S. Hamdy, Murad A. Eissa, Sherif M. A. S. Keshk
Three different active sites were incorporated in 3-D silica matrix. One pot procedure was applied without using solvents or surfactants. The prepared material exhibited superior catalytic activity in the hydrogenolysis of cellulose to ethylene glycol.
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Datum: 18.09.2017


Bio-based amines through sustainable heterogeneous catalysis

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5303-5331
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02299A, Critical Review
M. Pelckmans, T. Renders, S. Van de Vyver, B. F. Sels
Heterogeneous catalysis offers a sustainable toolbox for the synthesis of a wide variety of biomass-derived amines.
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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, 19,5065-5073
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02348K, Paper
Acerina Trejo-Machin, Pierre Verge, Laura Puchot, Robert Quintana
Phloretic acid: a sustainable building block to promote the solvent-free elaboration of benzoxazine and its polymerization into fully bio-based thermosets.
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Datum: 18.09.2017


Water excellent solvent for the synthesis of bifunctionalized cyclopentenones from furfural

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5403-5411
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02303K, Paper
M. Nardi, P. Costanzo, A. De Nino, M. L. Di Gioia, F. Olivito, G. Sindona, A. Procopio
The transformation of furfural into functionalized cyclopentenone derivatives is a smart process to advance the sustainable synthesis of important chemicals from biomass.
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Datum: 15.09.2017


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

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5442-5459
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02309J, Paper
L. Y. Jia, M. Raad, S. Hamieh, J. Toufaily, T. Hamieh, M. M. Bettahar, G. Mauviel, M. Tarrighi, L. Pinard, A. Dufour
Mesopores are "highways" for mass transfer inside zeolite crystals and enhance the formation of mono-aromatic hydrocarbons from biomass pyrolysis.
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Datum: 04.09.2017


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

Green Chem., 2017, 19,5396-5402
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






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