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Green Chemistry

The home of cutting-edge research on the development of alternative sustainable technologies.
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Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01281C, Communication
A highly atom-economical synthetic method to access nanocatalysts from bulk metal is described.
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01608H, Paper
Dimethyl carbonate (DMC) is a useful chemical and can substitute for some toxic substances. Synthesis of DMC from methanol and urea is an attractive route, but is a thermodynamically unfavourable...
Wouter Schutyser, Sander Van den Bosch, Tom Renders, Tine De Boe, Steven-Friso Koelewijn, Annelies Dewaele, Thijs Ennaert, Olivier Verkinderen, Bart Goderis, CM Courtin and Bert F Sels
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01442E, Paper
From themed collection Lignin chemistry and valorisation
Reductive catalytic fractionation constitutes a promising approach to separate lignocellulose into a solid carbohydrate pulp and a stable liquid lignin oil. The process is able to extract and convert most...
Jiahua Tao, Junfeng Liu, Leilei Chen, Huiyi Cao, Xiankuan Meng, YingBin Zhang, Zhang Chuanjun, Lin Sun, Pingxiong Yang and Junhao Chu
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC02057C, Paper
Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films with fine control over composition and pure phase were fabricated by sulfurization of co–electroplated Cu–Zn–Sn–S precursors. We have systematically investigated the concentration of Cu(II) ion can...
Buxing Han, Huacong Zhou, Jinliang Song, Qinglei Meng, Zhenhong He, Zhiwei Jiang, Baowen Zhou and Huizhen Liu
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01741F, Paper
Conversion of biomass into 2,5-dimethyltetrahydrofuran (DMTHF), an excellent fuel additive, solvent, and industrial intermediate, is an important reaction in green chemistry. In this work, different combinations of supported metal catalysts...
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01792K, Paper
A protocol for photoredox catalysed reactions in homogeneous solution (mono- or biphasic) was developed that allows automatic recycling of the catalyst.
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01859E, Paper
p-tert-Butylcalix[4]arene-tetra-O-acetate was established for the first time as a member of the nanoreactor series, even without having any –OH group.
Mikael E. Fridén, Firas Jumaah, Christer Gustavsson, Martin Enmark, Torgny Fornstedt, Charlotta Turner, Per J. R. Sjöberg and Jörgen Samuelsson
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00519A, Paper
Evaluation and analysis of environmentally sustainable extraction of betulin from birch bark with a focus on large-scale industrial feasibility.
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01549A, Paper
A series of biobased routes are critically scrutinized for the production of hexamethylenediamine (HMDA) using 5-hydroxymethylene furfural (HMF) as intermediate building block.
Adrián Gómez-Paricio, Andrea Santiago-Portillo, Sergio Navalón, Patricia Concepción, Mercedes Alvaro and Hermenegildo Garcia
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC00862J, Paper
MIL-101(Cr) promotes the oxidative desulfurization of dibenzothiophenes by air.
Tiantian Jiao, Xulei Zhuang, Hongyan He, Lihong Zhao, Chunshan Li, Hongnan Chen and Suojiang Zhang
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC90043C, Correction
Serafin Stiefel, Caroline Marks, Thomas Schmidt, Sybille Hanisch, Gerd Spalding and Matthias Wessling
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01506E, Paper
The cleaving of technical lignin by different technologies is a promising but complex approach for the production of value-added compounds from biomass. A rigorous description of the underlying mechanisms and...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01614B, Communication
Biomass pyrolysis vapors were hydrodeoxygenated using MoO3 and low pressure H2 (1.8 bar Ptotal) in a tandem microreactor. High yields of mostly linear alkanes (C1-C6) and aromatics were achieved from...
Agnieszka Brandt, Long Chen, Bart van Dongen, Tom Welton and Jason Hallett
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01314C, Paper
From themed collection Lignin chemistry and valorisation
Biomass deconstruction aka pretreatment is one of the most expensive steps in 2nd generation biofuel production (ca. 20% of total capital investment). To make lignocellulosic biofuels a practical reality, a...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01766A, Paper
The selective hydrogenolysis of sugar alcohols is a promising means to produce valuable products from renewable biomass resources. The previous Cu-based catalysts generally suffer from low activity and/or poor stability....
S. Santra, D. S. Kopchuk, I. S. Kovalev, G. V. Zyryanov, A. Majee, V. N. Charushin and O. N. Chupakhin
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01505G, Communication
An efficient solvent-free procedure for the synthesis of pillar[6]arenes has been developed.
Kyle J. Boniface, Ryan R. Dykeman, Alex Cormier, Hong-Bo Wang, Sean M. Mercer, Guojun Liu, Michael. F. Cunningham and Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01201E, Paper
CO2-switchable desiccants have been prepared and evaluated for the drying of isobutanol.
Yongmin Zhang, Yuandi Zhang, Cheng Wang, Xuefeng Liu, Yun Fang and Yujun Feng
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01411E, Communication
Nano-structured microemulsion reversibly responds to CO2 and N2, accompanied with an alternate transition from monophasic microemulsion to near-complete phase separation.
Jiayin Hu, Jun Ma, Qinggong Zhu, Qingli Qian, Hongling Han, Qingqing Mei and Buxing Han
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01870F, Communication
ZnI2/NEt3 can catalyze the reactions of CO2 and propargylic alcohols to form α-alkylidene cyclic carbonates effectively at room temperature under solvent-free conditions, and the yields of the desired products can reach 99%.
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01884F, Communication
A green and highly efficient protocol for the syntheis of 1,3,5-triazines from benzylamines and N-substituted benzylamines amidines in PEG-600 has been developed firstly. This protocol is transition-metal free, phosphine ligand...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01448D, Paper
Polyethylene glycol-bonded 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene (PEG-DBU) was prepared as a new surfactant-combined base catalyst and successfully applied for the synthesis of some novel 8-substituted pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidine-6-carbonitriles via a one-pot multi-component reaction in water...
Green Chem., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC90048D, Correction
Mariusz Tryznowski, Zuzanna Żołek-Tryznowska, Aleksandra Świderska and Paweł Grzegorz Parzuchowski
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01688F, Paper
Five- and six-membered cyclic carbonates, have recently become popular as starting materials for synthesis of polycarbonates via ring opening polymerization or synthesis of an environmentally friendly non-isocyanate polyurethanes. In many...
Pedro B. Ribeiro Neto, Sonydelane O. Santana, Guillaume Levitre, Danilo Galdino, Jadson Lira Oliveira, Rogério T. Ribeiro, Maria Ester S. B. Barros, Lothar Wilhelm Bieber, Paulo H. Menezes and Marcelo Navarro
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01869B, Communication
The electrochemical preparation of telluride, selenide and sulfide ions was carried out in NaOH aqueous solution, using a two compartment cell. Organochalcogenides were prepared from halogenated compounds in a two...
Green Chem., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01855B, Paper
Three distinct stereoselective reactions, catalysed by a chiral primary amine through different activation methods, have been successfully carried out for the first time in bio-based eutectic mixtures, thereby affording functionalised...

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