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Green Chemistry

The home of cutting-edge research on the development of alternative sustainable technologies.
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Ugo Azzena, Massimo Carraro, Ashenafi Damtew Mamuye, Irene Murgia, Luisa Pisano and Giuseppe Zedde
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00465A, Communication
Cyclopentyl methyl ether, a low impact ether forming a positive azeotrope with water, was successfully employed as a solvent in the synthesis of 1,3-dioxanes and 1,3-dioxolanes carried out under Dean-Stark...
G K Surya Prakash, Laxman Gurung, Kevin G Glinton, Kavita Belligund, Thomas Mathew and G A Olah
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00458F, Paper
Friedel-Crafts type aromatic nitration has served as an indispensable reaction within both industrial and academic applications. However, growing concern over the use of copious amounts of strong acids has prompted...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00528K, Communication
The manuscript describes a novel and efficient oxidative bromination of olefins, alkynes, and ketones with HBr as the brominating reagent and DMSO as the mild oxidant. This chemistry provides an...
Vellaisamy Sridharan, Thavaraj Vivekanand, Perumal Vinoth, B Agieshkumar, Natarajan Sampath, Sudalai Arumugam and J. Carlos Menendez
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00365B, Paper
A convenient catalyst-free, three-component procedure was developed for the synthesis of tetrasubstituted pyrroles under solvent-free conditions and in green solvents glycerol, PEG-200 and water. A sequential enamine-formation, Michael addition and...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00252D, Paper
This study details homogeneous olefin metathesis in water catalysed by a di-ammonium functionalised Ru-alkylidene complex. A facile gram scale synthesis of an air stable precatalyst which can be readily converted...
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02505A, Paper
Pure benzene is an important chemical feedstock, and coking benzene is one of its sources.
Ling-Po Li, Xin Cai, Yang Xiang, Yong Zhang, Jian Song, Da-Cheng Yang, Zhi Guan and Yan-Hong He
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01123F, Paper
The α-chymotrypsin from bovine pancreas (BPC) catalyzed three-component one-pot Povarov reaction for the synthesis of tetrahydroquinoline derivatives is reported.
Andrea Ojeda-Porras, Alejandra Hernández-Santana and Diego Gamba-Sánchez
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00189G, Paper
A highly improved methodology for the direct amidation of carboxylic acids with amines using silica gel as a solid support and catalyst is described. Several examples using aliphatic, aromatic, unsaturated and fatty acids combined with primary and secondary amines are shown.
Felix Schröder, Manuel Ojeda, Nico Erdmann, Jeroen Jacobs, Rafael Luque, Timothy Noël, Luc Van Meervelt, Johan Van der Eycken and Erik V. Van der Eycken
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00430F, Paper
We have developed an attractive and green approach for the synthesis of spiroindolines under heterogeneous conditions using supported gold nanoparticles in combination with microwave irradiation.
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00384A, Paper
β-Cyclodextrin-butane sulfonic acid efficiently catalyzed the synthesis of 1-amidoalkyl-2-naphthols by a one-pot three component condensation of aromatic aldehydes, β-naphthol and amides under solvent-free conditions.
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00398A, Paper
Deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are promising novel chemicals that can function as solvents, reagents, and catalysts in many applications because they are readily available, have low toxicity, are biodegradable, and...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00156K, Paper
This is the first report of an efficient protocol of incorporation of the –COOH moiety in a single step at the lower rim of calixarene to produce a new calix[4]arene...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00503E, Communication
The first example of an “on water” directly catalytic vinylogous Henry addition of 3,5-dialkyl-4-nitroisoxazoles to isatins was described, giving products in excellent yields and up to excellent diastereoselectivities. A remarkable...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00406C, Paper
The epoxidation of the unsaturated fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) in biodiesel with H2O2 was investigated at 323 K in the liquid phase over microporous nano-sized TS 1 as well...
Elisabeth I. Delbeke, Bart I. Roman, Guy B. Marin, Kevin M. Van Geem and Christian V. Stevens
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00120J, Paper
New synthetic pathways are proposed for the production of a broad range of innovative sophorolipid amines and sophorolipid quaternary ammonium salts starting from microbially produced sophorolipids. The selective formation of...
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00086F, Communication
An easily prepared, low weight, recyclable supported Noyori–Ikariya catalyst is described. The ruthenium precatalyst provides excellent conversions and high enantioselectivities for the asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketones in water.
J. Chaignon, Y. Bouizi, L. Davin, N. Calin, B. Albela and L. Bonneviot
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00038F, Paper
Microwave heat activation allows searing in a few minutes high quality MCM-41 like mesoporous silicas with no structural expansion up to 190 °C likely through a flake-by-flake assembly of the pore-wall at the micelle palisade.
Pinar Kasaplar, Erhan Ozkal, Carles Rodríguez-Escrich and Miquel A. Pericàs
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00496A, Paper
A PS-immobilized thiourea catalyses the enantioselective α-amination of dicarbonyl compounds at room temperature. It is not deactivated by azodicarboxylate reagents, allowing multiple recycling in batch as well as use in flow (21 min residence time).
Daniele Cespi, Evan Beach, Thomas E. Swarr, Fabrizio Passarini, Ivano Vassura, Peter J. Dunn and Paul Anastas
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00424A, Paper
Pharmaceutical chemicals are complex, high value added products that typically impose significantly greater impacts on the environment per kilogram compared to basic chemicals. A variety of green metrics have been...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00354G, Paper
Amine hybrid resorcinol-formaldehyde/silica composite aerogel (AH-RFSA) was first developed through solvothermal-assisted sol-gel process combined with supercritical drying (SCD). The CO2 adsorption performances of AH-RFSA in air were investigated. The results...
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00417A, Communication
Access to a series of 5-methylpyrrolidone derivatives is described directly using the biosourced levulinic acid in the absence of any additive, catalyst or solvent.
C. Robert McElroy, Andri Constantinou, Leonie C. Jones, Louise Summerton and James H. Clark
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00340G, Paper
A unified metrics toolkit has been developed to evaluate sustainability of reactions, encompassing a comprehensive and holistic range of criteria for measuring how green a reaction is, covering quantitative and qualitative criteria both upstream and downstream of the reaction itself.
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00129C, Paper
A cyanobacterium was genetically engineered to serve as the kernel for production of C3 platform chemicals from CO2.
Zhen Wei, Guangming Zeng, Fang Huang, Matyas Kosa, Danlian Huang and Arthur J. Ragauskas
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00422E, Communication
Kraft lignin (KL) from black liquor is an abundantly available, inexpensive aromatic resource that is regarded as a low value compound by the pulp and paper industry, necessitating the development of new applications.
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00023H, Perspective
During decarboxylation and decarbonylation of biomass the activity of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts is mainly determined by temperature not by its nature; enzymes display higher activity.

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