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A quantitative comparison between conventional and bio-derived solvents from citrus waste in esterification and amidation kinetic studies

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Abstract

(R)-(+)-Limonene, which is available in large quantities from citrus waste, and its close derivative p-cymene are shown herein to be viable yet sustainable solvents for amidation and esterification reactions.

Graphical abstract: A quantitative comparison between conventional and bio-derived solvents from citrus waste in esterification and amidation kinetic studies

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Submitted
18 Oct 2011
Accepted
07 Nov 2011
First published
01 Dec 2011

Green Chem., 2012,14, 90-93
Article type
Communication

A quantitative comparison between conventional and bio-derived solvents from citrus waste in esterification and amidation kinetic studies

J. H. Clark, D. J. Macquarrie and J. Sherwood, Green Chem., 2012, 14, 90
DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16299C

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