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Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to maleic anhydride with molecular oxygen

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Abstract

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) was converted to maleic anhydride in 52% yield via selective oxidation with molecular oxygen using VO(acac)2 as catalyst in liquid phase.

Graphical abstract: Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to maleic anhydride with molecular oxygen

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The article was received on 22 Nov 2010, accepted on 13 Dec 2010 and first published on 10 Jan 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00837K
Citation: Green Chem., 2011,13, 554-557
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    Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to maleic anhydride with molecular oxygen

    Z. Du, J. Ma, F. Wang, J. Liu and J. Xu, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 554
    DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00837K

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