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Green Chemistry

The home of cutting-edge research on the development of alternative sustainable technologies.
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Andrew J. Hunt, Avtar S. Matharu, Alexander H. King and James H. Clark
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC90019K, Editorial
Editorial article to accompany the Green Chemistry themed issue “Elemental Recovery and Sustainability”.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC90018B, Editorial
David J. Cole-Hamilton discusses the part of the work of EuCheMS that concerns Green and Sustainable Chemistry.
 
Tiantian Jiao, Xulei Zhuang, Hongyan He, Lihong Zhao, Chunshan Li, Hongnan Chen and Suojiang Zhang
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00081E, Paper
Indole is an important industrial substance derived from wash oil, and the traditional alkali fusion method causes serious environmental problems. In this research, imidazolium-based ionic liquids (IBILs) were developed as...
 
Con Robert McElroy, Andri Constantinou, Leonie Ceridwen Jones, Louise Summerton and James Clark
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
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...
 
Lu Li, xianhong liu, Shi-Tao Yu, shiwei liu, fusheng liu and congxia xie
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00325C, Paper
A polyether-substituted cellulase (Cell-Mal) has been synthesized by the site-specific modification of free cysteine residues (-SH) in commercial natural cellulase. Cell-Mal allows the homogeneous enzymolysis of cellulose and self-thermoregulated separation...
 
Jinglei Cui, Jingjing Tan, Tian sheng Deng, Xiaojing Cui, Hongyan Zheng, Yu lei Zhu and Yongwang Li
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00110B, Paper
The carbohydrates (cellulose, starch, inulin, maltose, sucrose, glucose and fructose) were converted efficiently into γ-valerolactone (GVL) over combined H3PW12O40 and Ru/TiO2 catalysts under mild conditions. The basicity of oxygen-containing solvents...
 
Tao Wang, Lin Yuan, Zhenguang Zhao, Ailong Shao, Meng Gao, Yangfei Huang, Fei Xiong, Huali Zhang and Junfeng Zhao
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00299K, Communication
An environmentally friendly direct oxidative amidation between methylarenes and free amines was developed.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00427F, Paper
A practical protocol for the synthesis of dibenzo[b,e][1,4]oxazepin-11(5H)-ones has been developed. By virtue of Pd-catalyzed aminocarbonylation and aromatic nucleophilic substitution, 61 examples of the desired dibenzoxazepinones were obtained in moderate to excellent isolated yields (54–92%).
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00402K, Paper
Green metric assessment of the one step synthesis of 2-fluoromalonate esters using fluorine gas compares favourably with established multistep processes.
 
P. V. Cherepanov, I. Melnyk, E. V. Skorb, P. Fratzl, E. Zolotoyabko, N. Dubrovinskaia, L. Dubrovinsky, Y. S. Avadhut, J. Senker, L. Leppert, S. Kümmel and D. V. Andreeva
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00047E, Communication
Ultrasonically induced shock waves stimulate intensive interparticle collisions in suspensions and create large local temperature gradients in AlNi particles.
 
Menghao Zhu, Junmei Zhao, Yingbo Li, Nada Mehio, Yuruo Qi, Huizhou Liu and Sheng Dai
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00360A, Paper
A sustainable IL-based synergistic extraction system for rare earth nitrates shows improved extraction selectivity and good physical properties.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02360A, Critical Review
This review highlights the alkali roasting of aluminium, chromium and titanium minerals as an alternative to mitigate the environmental pressure associated with their mineral processing.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02465F, Communication
Ligated Pd(II) complexes have been studied for the catalytic oxidation of terminal olefins to their corresponding methyl ketones.
 
H. B. Jung, K. C. Carroll, S. Kabilan, D. J. Heldebrant, D. Hoyt, L. Zhong, T. Varga, S. Stephens, L. Adams, A. Bonneville, A. Kuprat and C. A. Fernandez
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01917B, Paper
A reversible CO2-triggered volume expansion significantly lowers the fracture initiation pressure in highly impermeable igneous rock as compared to conventional fracturing fluids.
 
Lucília S. Ribeiro, José J. M. Órfão and Manuel Fernando R. Pereira
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00039D, Paper
Promising progress has been made towards the catalytic conversion of cellulose into sorbitol with high selectivity by an environmentally friendly process.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00272A, Communication
An environment-friendly photocatalytic strategy operated at room temperature and atmospheric pressure without using toxic precursors was used to develop high-performance MoS2 nanoparticulate electrodes consisting of layered MoS2 nanoparticles on anodized...
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00386E, Critical Review
The introduction of magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) had favoured the recovery of the catalysts with techniques for magnetic separation. Moreover, the small size of these functionalized particles becomes a well-designed way...
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00129C, Paper
Platform chemicals can be readily converted into various value-added chemicals and fuels. Photosynthetic production of platform chemicals directly from CO2 by cyanobacteria, in the presence of sunlight, holds promise for...
 
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00223K, Paper
A reaction integration of aldol condensation–hydrogenation for the direct synthesis of 2-ethylhexanol from n-butanal was realized.
 
M. A. A. Aziz, A. A. Jalil, S. Triwahyono and A. Ahmad
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00119F, Critical Review
This review describes an overview on much of the recent work in catalytic methanation of CO2 and its future prospects.
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00284B, Communication
Organohalides are found to be effective catalysts for dehydrative O-alkylation reactions between the alcohols, providing selective, practical, green, and easily scalable homo- and cross-etherification methods for preparation of the useful...
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00421G, Paper
The utilization of cellulose and its integration in a biorefinery concept is essential even in the near future of growing global shortage of crude oil. Here, we report the catalyzed...
 
Ranyere Lucena Souza, Sónia P.M. Ventura, Cleide Soares, Joao A.P. Coutinho and Álvaro Lima
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00262A, Paper
Aqueous two-phase systems (ATPS) are efficient, environmentally friendly, and “biocompatible” separation processes, which allows the recovery of enzymes with high purity levels. These systems are usually based on polymers and...
 
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00397K, Communication
A sustainable economy needs to recycle carbon rather than to irreversibly use stored carbon in fossil fuels. Instead of releasing CO2 into atmosphere, its value can be recognized as a...
 
N. Richter, J. E. Farnberger, D. Pressnitz, H. Lechner, F. Zepeck and W. Kroutil
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02363C, Paper
Introduction of an alanine racemase allowed the use of L-alanine as an initial amine source for the biocatalytic amination leading to (R)-amines.
 

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