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Issue 20, 2014
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Synthesis of renewable high-density fuels using cyclopentanone derived from lignocellulose

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Abstract

By the combination of solvent-free aldol condensation and one-step hydrodeoxygenation under mild reaction conditions, a high-density (0.866 g mL−1) bicyclic C10 hydrocarbon was synthesized in high overall yield (up to 80%) using cyclopentanone derived from lignocellulose.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of renewable high-density fuels using cyclopentanone derived from lignocellulose

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The article was received on 28 Aug 2013, accepted on 16 Dec 2013 and first published on 17 Dec 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46588H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 2572-2574
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    Synthesis of renewable high-density fuels using cyclopentanone derived from lignocellulose

    J. Yang, N. Li, G. Li, W. Wang, A. Wang, X. Wang, Y. Cong and T. Zhang, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 2572
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46588H

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