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Green Chemistry

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Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02517J, Communication
A catalyst-free 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of C,N-cyclic azomethine imines and 3-nitroindoles has been reported under mild conditions.
Yehong Wang, Jian Zhang, Haijun Chen, Zhixin Zhang, Chaofeng Zhang, Mingrun Li and Feng Wang
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02603F, Communication
We herein report a new strategy of directly converting amines and CO to formamides with 100% atom utilization efficiency.
Wanchun Xiang, Joshua Marlow, Peter Bäuerle, Udo Bach and Leone Spiccia
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02001A, Paper
Using an aqueous electrolyte based on a tris(1,2-diaminoethane)cobalt(II/III) redox mediator in p-type dye-sensitized solar cells gives energy conversion efficiencies of up to 1.6% under AM 1.5 simulated sunlight.
Weiwei Guo, Hangyu Liu, Suqi Zhang, Hongling Han, Huizhen Liu, Tao Jiang, Buxing Han and Tianbin Wu
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02630C, Communication
2,5-Dimethylfuran (DMF) is an important chemicals and can be produced from biomass derived 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF).
Rafaela Gai, Roberto do Carmo Pinheiro, José S. S. Neto, Bernardo A. Iglesias, Thiago V. Acunha, Davi F. Back and Gilson Zeni
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02423H, Paper
We present the results of the intramolecular transition metal-free cyclization of (2-alkynylphenyl) benzyl ethers promoted by sodium tert-butoxide.
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02359B, Paper
Cumulative Process Mass Intensity (PMI) is one of the most popular greenness metrics tracked during the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical compound. Its use is wide-spread, having come to represent the...
Sofie Seghers, Lidia Protasova, Steven Mullens, Joris Thybaut and Christian V. Stevens
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02334G, Paper
The industrial application of the Diels-Alder reaction for the atom-efficient synthesis of (hetero)cyclic compounds constitutes an important challenge. Safety and purity concerns, related to the instability of the polymerization prone...
Théodore Vanbesien, Eric Monflier and Frédéric Hapiot
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02706G, Paper
The direct functionalization of the carbon-carbon double bonds of triglycerides is of major interest to access biosourced building blocks with unique molecular and functional properties. In this study, we described...
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02396G, Communication
We have identified metal-free reaction conditions for the annulation/aerobic oxidative dehydrogenation of cyclohexanones with o-acylanilines to the corresponding acridine derivatives. The combination of trifluoroacetic acid (TFA), tert-butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP), dimethylsulfoxide...
H. Q. Nimal Gunaratne, Philip McCarron and Kenneth R. Seddon
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02708C, Communication
Ionic liquids bearing an activated carbonyl group in the cation are shown to form adducts with alcohols without the aid of any catalysts. How these functionalised ionic liquids could be used in altering vapour phase compositions of alcohols and in alcohol separations are demonstrated.
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01553K, Paper
Benzyl bromides bearing ortho-substituted α, β-unsaturated ketone moiety are found to be promising precursors for synthesis of fused 1,2,3-triazole and isoindoline derivatives via intramolecular azide-alkene cascade reaction under catalyst free...
Valentin A. Rassadin, Dmitry P. Zimin, Gulnara Z. Raskil'dina, Alexander Yu. Ivanov, Vadim P. Boyarskiy, Semen S. Zlotskii and Vadim Yu. Kukushkin
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02556K, Paper
A solvent- and halide-free atom-economical synthesis of practically useful pyridine-2-yl substituted ureas utilizes pyridine N-oxides and dialkylcyanamides.
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02221A, Paper
The hydrolysis of cellulose and β(1 → 4) oligosaccharides on carbon catalysts is a promising approach for the selective production of glucose from cellulose and its derivatives.
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02619B, Communication
The application of Reformatsky and Blaise reactions for the preparation of a diverse set of valuable intermediates and heterocycles in a one-pot protocol is described. To achieve this goal, a...
Pamela D. Noyes, Gloria Garcia and Robert Tanguay
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02061E, Critical Review
From themed collection Molecular Design for Reduced Toxicity
Heightened public awareness about the many thousands of chemicals in use and present as persistent contaminants in the environment has increased the demand for safer chemicals and more rigorous toxicity...
Nikolaus Turrini, Razvan Cioc, D. J. van der Niet, E. Ruijter, Romano Orru, Melanie Hall and Kurt Faber
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02493A, Paper
The asymmetric bioreduction of α,β-unsaturated γ-keto esters using ene-reductases from the Old Yellow Enzyme family proceeds with excellent stereoselectivity and high conversion levels, covering a broad range of acyclic and...
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02443B, Communication
Chemical conversion of glucose into lactic acid in water requires harsh reaction conditions to obtain relatively low product yields. Herein, a simple, but highly efficient chemocatalytic process is reported for...
Jian Sun, Tanmoy Dutta, Ramakrishnan Parthasarathi, Kwang Ho Kim, Nikola Tolic, Rosalie K. Chu, Nancy G. Isern, John R. Cort, Blake A. Simmons and Seema Singh
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02258H, Paper
The relatively poor solubility of lignin in most pretreatment solvents remains one of the biggest challenges in lignin valorization to improve overall biorefinery economics.
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC90102F, Retraction
Md Imteyaz Alam, Shelaka Gupta, Ashish Bohre, Ejaz Ahmad, Tuhin Suvra Khan, Basudeb Saha and Mohammad Ali Haider
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02528E, Communication
Catalytic transformation routes for the valorization of biomass-derived 6-amyl-α-pyrone (6PP) were explored for the first time. Ring-opening and decarboxylation of 6PP in water yielded non-2-en-4-one with 95% conversion and nearly...
gopalakrishnan kumar, Sutha Shobana, Wei-Hsin Chen, Quang-Vu Bach, Sang-Hyoun Kim, A.E. Atabani and Jo-Shu Chang
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01937D, Critical Review
Renewable biomass sources are the organic materials, in which the solar energy is stored in the bio-chemical bonds, and commonly contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen constituents along with tracer...
P.-M. Jacob, P. Yamin, C. Perez-Storey, M. Hopgood and A. A. Lapkin
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02482C, Paper
A methodology for chemical routes development and evaluation on the basis of data-mining is presented.
M. Rauch, S. Schmidt, I. W. C. E. Arends, K. Oppelt, S. Kara and F. Hollmann
Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02008A, Communication
The photocatalytic oxidation of NADH using a flavin photocatalyst and a simple blue LED light source is reported.
Mehrdad Arshadi, Thomas M. Attard, Rafal M. Lukasik, Mladen Brncic, André M. da Costa Lopes, Michael Finell, Paul Geladi, Lia Noemi Gerschenson, Fahrettin Gogus, Miguel Herrero, Andrew J. Hunt, Elena Ibáñez, Birgit Kamm, Inmaculada Mateos-Aparicio, Ana Matias, Nikolaos E. Mavroudis, Enzo Montoneri, Ana Rita C. Morais, Calle Nilsson, Emmanouil H. Papaioannou, Aurore Richel, Pilar Rupérez, Biljana Škrbić, Marija Bodroža Solarov, Jaroslava Švarc-Gajić, Keith W. Waldron and F. J. Yuste-Córdoba
Green Chem., 2016, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01389A, Tutorial Review
The enormous quantity of food wastes discarded annually forces a look into alternatives for this interesting feedstock.
Josè Gonzàlez-Rivera, Alessio Spepi, Carlo Ferrari, Celia Duce, Iginio Longo, Danilo Falconieri, Alessandra Piras and maria Rosaria Tinè
Green Chem., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02200F, Paper
Innovative extraction configurations for the biorefining of a biomass waste (citrus peel) were developed in this work. Non-conventional energies, such as microwaves (MW) and ultrasounds (US), were directly irradiated to...

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A methodology, based on a combination of SH&E criteria, enables a simplified greenness evaluation of any solvent, in the context of fine or pharmaceutical chemistry.
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC01008J
Published: 13 Aug 2015
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Multitechnique characterization of six technical lignins including nuclear magnetic resonance and size exclusion chromatography studies.
DOI: 10.1039/C5GC03043A
Published: 10 Feb 2016
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The synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and carbon dioxide using sustainable metal-based catalysts is critically reviewed.
DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01719F
Published: 19 Nov 2014

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