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Selective oxidation of glycerol to glyceric acid using a gold catalyst in aqueous sodium hydroxide

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Abstract

Glycerol is oxidised to glyceric acid with 100% selectivity using either 1% Au/charcoal or 1% Au/graphite catalyst under mild reaction conditions (60 °C, 3 h, water as solvent).

Graphical abstract: Selective oxidation of glycerol to glyceric acid using a gold catalyst in aqueous sodium hydroxide

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The article was received on 29 Jan 2002, accepted on 19 Feb 2002 and first published on 05 Mar 2002


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B201112N
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2002, 696-697
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    Selective oxidation of glycerol to glyceric acid using a gold catalyst in aqueous sodium hydroxide

    S. Carrettin, P. McMorn, P. Johnston, K. Griffin and G. J. Hutchings, Chem. Commun., 2002, 696
    DOI: 10.1039/B201112N

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