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Green Chemistry

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Yuce Li, Huayu Tian, Chunsheng Xiao, Jianxun Ding and Xuesi Chen
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01375A, Communication
A water soluble thiourea-modified polyethylenimine copolymer was synthesized and utilized as a precious metal recovery material with high efficiency (16.0 mmolAu gpolymer-1). The recovery mechanism was clearly revealed, and the...
Elodie Rodrigues, Tobias C. Keller, Sharon Mitchell and Javier Perez-Ramirez
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01432D, Communication
Hydroxyapatites with high surface concentrations of calcium exhibit outstanding activity, selectivity, and stability in the gas-phase condensation of propanal in comparison with well established base catalysts. These abundant and low-cost...
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01333F, Paper
We report the evaluation of lignin for development of high-performance broad-spectrum sunscreens. Lignin is added into several commercial sunscreen products. Significant enhancements in ultraviolet (UV) absorbance are observed. The results...
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00970C, Paper
Conversion of cellulose, the most abundant biomass, shows a high selectivity to yield formic acid (FA) when oxidized by O2 in NaVO3/H2SO4 aqueous solution. This conversion involves various reactions including...
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01256A, Paper
High propionic acid production could be achieved with an enhanced trehalose synthesis mutant immobilized on PEI-Poraver in FBB fed-batch fermentation.
F. Tran, C. S. Lancefield, P. C. J. Kamer, T. Lebl and N. J. Westwood
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01012D, Paper
Analysis of the selective transformation of the β–β linkage in Kraft lignin using readily accessible 2D HSQC NMR protocols.
Tobias Stemmler, Felix A. Westerhaus, Annette-Enrica Surkus, Marga-Martina Pohl, Kathrin Junge and Matthias Beller
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00536H, Communication
A well-defined heterogeneous cobalt-based catalyst is investigated for the tandem reductive amination of carbonyl compounds with nitroarenes using molecular hydrogen.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01105H, Paper
Al-SBA-15 exhibited excellent catalytic activities in acid-catalysed glycerol transformation including esterification and acetalisation reactions.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00705K, Critical Review
Increasing use of olefin metathesis in practical syntheses leads to greater demand for tailored catalysts with custom solubility profiles, simpler post-reaction workup and easier removal of ruthenium residues from the products.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01242A, Paper
CO2/N2-triggered water-dispersible/collectable lignin-g-DEAEMA nanoparticles were successfully synthesized and were used to prepare emulsified/demulsified switchable Pickering emulsions by gas processing under nearly neutral conditions.
Rui Zhong, Alexander Pöthig, Yinkai Feng, Korbinian Riener, Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Fritz E. Kühn
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00986J, Paper
Easily-prepared sulfonated water-soluble PEPPSI-Pd-NHC complexes effectively catalyze aqueous Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reactions at room temperature under air.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00830H, Paper
The new layered double hydroxide nanoclays are assessed, considering the UV stability of polymers and their nanocomposites.
Guo-Jun Deng, Xiangxiang Cao, Xiufang Cheng, Yang Bai and Saiwen Liu
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01572J, Communication
A transition-metal-free method for the synthesis of 2-arylbenzoxazoles from readily available cyclohexanones and benzamides is described. The combined use of KI, p-TsOH and DMSO significantly improved the reaction yields. Non-aromatic...
Daniele Cespi, Fabrizio Passarini, Giada Mastragostino, Ivano Vassura, Susanna Larocca, Alberto Iaconi, Alessandro Chieregato, Jean-luc Dubois and Fabrizio Cavani
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01497A, Paper
Glycerol is an important bio-platform molecule, potentially usable for the synthesis of various chemicals and fuel additives, the synthesis of acrolein by dehydration being one of the most studied reactions....
Kai Zhou, Jinchao Jia, Chunhua Li, Hao Xu, Jun Zhou, Guohua Luo and Fei Wei
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00795F, Paper
China has the world’s largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production capacity, comprising over 20 Mt•a-1 and occupying 41% of the world production capacity. However, the production of PVC monomer, vinyl chloride...
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01395F, Communication
A novel carbon-based solid acid has been conveniently prepared by heating the mixture of D-glucose, p-toluene-sulfonic acid and diphenylammonium tosylate. Its structure has been measured by XRD, FT-IR, XPS, 13C...
Jichao Wang, Xin Huang, Zhangqin Ni, Sichang Wang, Jun Wu and Yuanjiang Pan
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00944D, Paper
An efficient method for the direct coupling of thiol/thiophenol with H-phosphine oxides or H-phosphinates esters was reported. Without using any metallic catalyst, the direct sulfur-phosphorus bond coupling reaction was promoted...
Sabrina Baader, Patricia Elisabeth Podsiadly, David J Cole-Hamilton and Lukas J Goossen
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01269K, Paper
Starting from a purified cashew nut shell extract containing mostly anacardic acid derivatives, the tsetse fly attractant 3-propylphenol was selectively synthesised. The mixture was first converted into 3-(non-8-enyl)phenol in 98%...
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01264J, Paper
Ionic Sn helps polarize carbonyl bonds to achieve 2.8 times enhancement in the yield of sugar alcohols from hemicellulose.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01152J, Critical Review
This review addresses changes in the physical structure of heterogeneous catalysts used for biomass conversion carried out in the aqueous phase with increasing severity.
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01405G, Critical Review
A bacterial enzyme efficiently breaks down cellulose and hemicellulose without the cooperation of other enzymes. An emerging trend in the versatile development of biomass breakdown techniques involves multidomain cellulase enzymes...
Jennifer Kennedy, Timothy Drysdale and Duncan Gregory
Green Chem., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01277A, Paper
The phase-pure binary aluminium carbide, Al4C3 can be synthesised in vacuuo from the elements in 30 minutes via microwave heating in a multimode cavity reactor. The success of the reaction...
Beatrice Bechi, Susanne Herter, Shane McKenna, Christopher Riley, Silke Leimkühler, Nicholas J. Turner and Andrew J. Carnell
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01321B, Communication
Oxygen-dependent enzymes and chemocatalysts were combined to provide one-pot tandem cascade syntheses of amides and carboxylic acids.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01357C, Communication
Aza-Michael addition under catalyst- and solvent-free conditions worked well to install various fluoroalkylated amino acid derivatives and three trifluoromethylated heterocycles.
Green Chem., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01142B, Paper
A convenient solvent-free method for the synthesis of benzothiazole, benzimidazole, and benzoxazole derivatives has been developed using recyclable ZnO-NPs via a ball-milling strategy.

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