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An attempt to provide an environmentally friendly solvent selection guide for olefin metathesis

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Abstract

A range of environmentally conservative solvents was evaluated for application in olefin metathesis. Different commercially available and most frequently applied ruthenium catalysts were employed. The data obtained can be used as a guide to facilitate replacement of environmentally detrimental chlorinated or aromatic solvents with greener reaction media in order to make applications of olefin metathesis in both industry and academia more environmentally benign and sustainable processes.

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Submitted
16 Sep 2013
Accepted
06 Nov 2013
First published
06 Nov 2013

Green Chem., 2014,16, 1125-1130
Article type
Communication

An attempt to provide an environmentally friendly solvent selection guide for olefin metathesis

K. Skowerski, J. Białecki, A. Tracz and T. K. Olszewski, Green Chem., 2014, 16, 1125
DOI: 10.1039/C3GC41943F

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