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Liquid-phase catalytic transfer hydrogenation and cyclization of levulinic acid and its esters to γ-valerolactone over metal oxide catalysts

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Abstract

Levulinic acid and its esters are converted to γ-valerolactone over metal oxide catalysts by catalytic transfer hydrogenationvia the Meerwein–Ponndorf–Verley reaction.

Graphical abstract: Liquid-phase catalytic transfer hydrogenation and cyclization of levulinic acid and its esters to γ-valerolactone over metal oxide catalysts

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The article was received on 01 Aug 2011, accepted on 06 Oct 2011 and first published on 17 Oct 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14748J
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 12233-12235

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    Liquid-phase catalytic transfer hydrogenation and cyclization of levulinic acid and its esters to γ-valerolactone over metal oxide catalysts

    M. Chia and J. A. Dumesic, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 12233
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14748J

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