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Accepted Manuscript - Perspective

Biocatalysis in Ionic Liquids: State-of-the-Union

From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Anode co-valorization for scalable and sustainable electrolysis

A state-of-the-art review on anode valorization reactions to improve the economic viability and scalability of water or CO2 electrolysis.

Graphical abstract: Anode co-valorization for scalable and sustainable electrolysis
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from lignin-derived phenol and catechol

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) constitute a significant and growing global market; renewables are an increasingly important source of their starting materials.

Graphical abstract: Production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from lignin-derived phenol and catechol
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Furan platform chemicals beyond fuels and plastics

Primary furan platform chemicals are attractive reactants for the production of fuels and polymers. This perspective shows that they are economic starting materials in the chemical and enzymatic synthesis of numerous chemicals of varying complexity.

Graphical abstract: Furan platform chemicals beyond fuels and plastics
Perspective

Transition pathways towards net-zero emissions methanol production

The race to decarbonize our energy systems has led to significant advancement in technologies for harvesting renewable energy, carbon capture and conversion.

Graphical abstract: Transition pathways towards net-zero emissions methanol production
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Towards the design of active pharmaceutical ingredients mineralizing readily in the environment

The optimization phase within API discovery is suitable for environmental considerations through Benign by Design. Pharmacological parameters are not necessarily in conflict with environmental biodegradability as an additional parameter.

Graphical abstract: Towards the design of active pharmaceutical ingredients mineralizing readily in the environment
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Selenium-catalyzed selective reactions of carbonyl derivatives: state-of-the-art and future challenges

Organoselenium-catalyzed reactions of carbonyl derivatives can produce may useful compounds under mild and green conditions. This article aims to summarize the recent advances and give a perspective from both green chemistry and safety viewpoint.

Graphical abstract: Selenium-catalyzed selective reactions of carbonyl derivatives: state-of-the-art and future challenges
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Perspective

Polymeric waste valorization at a crossroads: ten ways to bridge the research on model and complex/real feedstock

The valorization of polymeric wastes via depolymerization and simultaneous or subsequent catalytic treatment has gained enormous momentum. The goal of this paper is to do a virtuous circle between the subfields of model and real feedstock.

Graphical abstract: Polymeric waste valorization at a crossroads: ten ways to bridge the research on model and complex/real feedstock
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Perspective

Chemical energy storage enables the transformation of fossil energy systems to sustainability

The enormous dimensions of sustainable energy transitions and their overarching systemic nature require adequate responses from chemical science.

Graphical abstract: Chemical energy storage enables the transformation of fossil energy systems to sustainability
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Perspective

Education in green chemistry and in sustainable chemistry: perspectives towards sustainability

Central role of future professionals in chemistry to promote alternatives towards sustainability.

Graphical abstract: Education in green chemistry and in sustainable chemistry: perspectives towards sustainability
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

Catalytic challenges and strategies for the carbonylation of σ-bonds

Direct catalytic insertion of carbon monoxide in chemicals poses the challenge of controlling both the σ-bond activation and the subsequent carbonylation.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic challenges and strategies for the carbonylation of σ-bonds
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Perspective

CO2 hydrogenation over heterogeneous catalysts at atmospheric pressure: from electronic properties to product selectivity

The fundamental insights into the relationships among the electronic properties of active metals, the binding strengths of key intermediates, and the CO2 hydrogenation selectivity are provided.

Graphical abstract: CO2 hydrogenation over heterogeneous catalysts at atmospheric pressure: from electronic properties to product selectivity
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Accepted Manuscript - Tutorial Review

Neoteric solvents based blue biorefinery: Fuels, chemicals and functional materials from Oceanic biomass

From the themed collection: Marine-based Green Chemistry
Accepted Manuscript - Tutorial Review

Homogeneous modification of chitin and chitosan based on alkali/urea soluble system and their applications in biomedical engineering

From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Advances in catalytic dehydrogenation of ethanol to acetaldehyde

This review summarizes the recent catalyst achievements in oxidative and non-oxidative dehydrogenation of ethanol, and analyzes the reaction mechanism over typical catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Advances in catalytic dehydrogenation of ethanol to acetaldehyde
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Porous organic polymers as metal free heterogeneous organocatalysts

This review addresses the current literature on porous organic polymers (POPs) as a new class of metal free green heterogeneous catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Porous organic polymers as metal free heterogeneous organocatalysts
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Polymeric carbon nitride-based photocatalysts for photoreforming of biomass derivatives

Chemical and structural modification of carbon nitride for biomass photoreforming.

Graphical abstract: Polymeric carbon nitride-based photocatalysts for photoreforming of biomass derivatives
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Reductive depolymerization as an efficient methodology for the conversion of plastic waste into value-added compounds

Reductive depolymerization allows the valorization of polyester, polycarbonate and polyamide waste in a wide variety of value-added compounds with good yields

Graphical abstract: Reductive depolymerization as an efficient methodology for the conversion of plastic waste into value-added compounds
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Biomass-derived polymeric binders in silicon anodes for battery energy storage applications

Recent developments in silicon anode binders derived from various biomass sources, with a focus on polymer properties and their effect on battery performance.

Graphical abstract: Biomass-derived polymeric binders in silicon anodes for battery energy storage applications
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Sustainable advances in SLA/DLP 3D printing materials and processes

The 3D printing market is booming in various sectors coupled with an alarming increase in 3D printed plastic waste. This review summarizes sustainable advances in SLA/DLP plastic 3D printing to date and offers a perspective for further developments.

Graphical abstract: Sustainable advances in SLA/DLP 3D printing materials and processes
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Recent advances in non-precious metal electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction in acidic media and PEMFCs: an activity, stability and mechanism study

The state-of-the-art PGM-free ORR catalysts for PEMFCs, including their active sites, ORR and deactivation mechanisms are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in non-precious metal electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction in acidic media and PEMFCs: an activity, stability and mechanism study
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Cross-dehydrogenative coupling: a sustainable reaction for C–C bond formations

We provide a review of the progress of cross-dehydrogenative coupling reactions in constructing a wide variety of C–C bonds. Sustainable cross-dehydrogenative coupling reactions can be combined with multiple forms of energy output.

Graphical abstract: Cross-dehydrogenative coupling: a sustainable reaction for C–C bond formations
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Electrochemical product engineering towards sustainable recovery and manufacturing of critical metals

This review presents an overview of electrochemical product engineering towards critical metal recovery and manufacturing, looking at process optimization and product innovation aspects.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical product engineering towards sustainable recovery and manufacturing of critical metals
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Engineering graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) for catalytic reduction of CO2 to fuels and chemicals: strategy and mechanism

This review summarises the structural-compositional engineering of carbon nitride (g-C3N4) for electrocatalytic and photocatalytic CO2 reduction to chemicals and fuels experimentally and theoretically.

Graphical abstract: Engineering graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) for catalytic reduction of CO2 to fuels and chemicals: strategy and mechanism
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Tutorial Review

Enzyme entrapment, biocatalyst immobilization without covalent attachment

The entrapment of enzymes in organic, inorganic or biomaterials can yield active immobilized biocatalysts for chemical transformations without the need to form covalent bonds with the protein.

Graphical abstract: Enzyme entrapment, biocatalyst immobilization without covalent attachment
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Aqueous redox flow batteries: How ‘green’ are the redox active materials?

Development of active materials in aqueous organic redox flow battery contributes to the aspect of green technology. The ‘greenness’ of synthetic methodologies for preparing active materials are evaluated using the 12 principles of green chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Aqueous redox flow batteries: How ‘green’ are the redox active materials?
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Review on lignin modifications toward natural UV protection ingredient for lignin-based sunscreens

Lignin is a natural UV-blocking material owing to its aromatic structure with numerous phenolic, ketone, and intramolecular hydrogen bonds. To produce high-performance and applicable sunscreen from lignin, various modification methods can be applied.

Graphical abstract: Review on lignin modifications toward natural UV protection ingredient for lignin-based sunscreens
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Click chemistry for the synthesis of biobased polymers and networks derived from vegetable oils

Click green chemistry as an efficient functionalization and polymerization method of vegetable oils and their derivatives.

Graphical abstract: Click chemistry for the synthesis of biobased polymers and networks derived from vegetable oils
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Self-assembly, interfacial properties, interactions with macromolecules and molecular modelling and simulation of microbial bio-based amphiphiles (biosurfactants). A tutorial review

Amphiphiles obtained by microbial fermentation, known as biosurfactants or bioamphiphiles, are reviewed in terms of their solution experimental and theoretical self-assembly properties, interface properties and interactions with macromolecules.

Graphical abstract: Self-assembly, interfacial properties, interactions with macromolecules and molecular modelling and simulation of microbial bio-based amphiphiles (biosurfactants). A tutorial review
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Metal phosphate catalysts to upgrade lignocellulose biomass into value-added chemicals and biofuels

This review presents an overview of the transformation of biomass-derived platform chemicals into value-added chemicals and biofuels using metal phosphate-based heterogeneous catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Metal phosphate catalysts to upgrade lignocellulose biomass into value-added chemicals and biofuels
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Research progress on the photocatalytic activation of methane to methanol

This review presents the recent progress of the photocatalytic conversion of CH4 to CH3OH from four aspects: photocatalysts, oxidants, sacrificial reagents, and CH4 activation mechanisms, along with its current status and existing challenges.

Graphical abstract: Research progress on the photocatalytic activation of methane to methanol
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Fundamentals of cellulose lightweight materials: bio-based assemblies with tailored properties

Cellulose building blocks can be assembled into lightweight materials with properties tailored by the density and the morphology.

Graphical abstract: Fundamentals of cellulose lightweight materials: bio-based assemblies with tailored properties
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Tutorial Review

Applied biocatalysis beyond just buffers – from aqueous to unconventional media. Options and guidelines

It's not only lipases which can be applied in alternative solvent systems to meet industrial and environmental demands. At the hand of case studies and flowcharts this review quickly shows what solvent systems are viable.

Graphical abstract: Applied biocatalysis beyond just buffers – from aqueous to unconventional media. Options and guidelines
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Insights into the development of Cu-based photocathodes for carbon dioxide (CO2) conversion

The development of Cu-based photocathodes plays a critical role in in the realm of PEC CO2 reduction, especially for the formation of C2 products.

Graphical abstract: Insights into the development of Cu-based photocathodes for carbon dioxide (CO2) conversion
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Electrochemical upgrading of depolymerized lignin: a review of model compound studies

This review addresses advancements and challenges in the use of electrochemical methods as a means of upgrading lignin-derived model compounds to value-added products.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical upgrading of depolymerized lignin: a review of model compound studies
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Magnetron sputtering enabled sustainable synthesis of nanomaterials for energy electrocatalysis

This review summarizes recent advances in developing sputtered nanomaterials as catalysts for energy electrocatalysis. In-depth insights into architecture/compositional design, synthesis, mechanism, and performance are provided.

Graphical abstract: Magnetron sputtering enabled sustainable synthesis of nanomaterials for energy electrocatalysis
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Flow synthesis approaches to privileged scaffolds – recent routes reviewed for green and sustainable aspects

This review discusses the use of flow chemistry as versatile tool for the synthesis and derivatisation of privileged scaffolds, looking at applicability, diversity-oriented synthesis options, inherent sustainability and green chemistry aspects.

Graphical abstract: Flow synthesis approaches to privileged scaffolds – recent routes reviewed for green and sustainable aspects
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Optimisation of catalysts coupling in multi-catalytic hybrid materials: perspectives for the next revolution in catalysis

From the fusion of bio- and chemocatalysts, immobilized in innovative materials, a new family of catalysts is emerging: multi-catalytic hybrid materials (MCHMs). It offers atom and energy savings and, above all, new prospects in chemical synthesis.

Graphical abstract: Optimisation of catalysts coupling in multi-catalytic hybrid materials: perspectives for the next revolution in catalysis
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Tandem catalysis: one-pot synthesis of cyclic organic carbonates from olefins and carbon dioxide

One-pot tandem procedures represent a green and general approach towards process intensification as they are intrinsically simpler compared to the conventional stepwise processes, do not require intermediate isolation and are generally more efficient.

Graphical abstract: Tandem catalysis: one-pot synthesis of cyclic organic carbonates from olefins and carbon dioxide
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Chemical reactions in the hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass and in the catalytic hydrogenation upgrading of biocrude

This article systematically describes chemical reactions in biomass HTL and the catalytic hydrogenation upgrading of the obtained biocrude and analyze the effects of operating parameters on these two processes, such as reaction temperature, residence time and catalyst type.

Graphical abstract: Chemical reactions in the hydrothermal liquefaction of biomass and in the catalytic hydrogenation upgrading of biocrude
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Recent progress in the catalytic transformation of carbon dioxide into biosourced organic carbonates

The recent advances made in the catalytic preparation of biobased cyclic carbonates derived from sugars, glycerol, fatty acids/vegetable oils and terpenes are presented, together with a discussion surrounding their potential applications.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in the catalytic transformation of carbon dioxide into biosourced organic carbonates
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Catalytic hydrothermal deoxygenation of lipids and fatty acids to diesel-like hydrocarbons: a review

This review summarizes the reactions, catalysts and influence factors in the hydrothermal deoxygenation of lipids and fatty acids to diesel-like hydrocarbons.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic hydrothermal deoxygenation of lipids and fatty acids to diesel-like hydrocarbons: a review
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Recent advances in heterogeneous catalytic transfer hydrogenation/hydrogenolysis for valorization of biomass-derived furanic compounds

Catalytic transfer hydrogenation/hydrogenolysis can valorize renewable compounds derived from biomass. Different catalysts have the ability to transfer hydrogen from hydrogen-donor molecules thereby avoiding the use of hazardous gaseous hydrogen.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in heterogeneous catalytic transfer hydrogenation/hydrogenolysis for valorization of biomass-derived furanic compounds
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of biomimetic nanocomposite hydrogel for hemostatic and wound healing applications

Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of biomimetic nanocomposite hydrogels reduces the environmental impact and has potential applications in hemostasis and wound healing.

Graphical abstract: Biomolecule-assisted synthesis of biomimetic nanocomposite hydrogel for hemostatic and wound healing applications
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Tutorial Review

Recent advances in visible-light-mediated organic transformations in water

Water is a green reaction medium, while visible light represents a renewable, clean, and abundant energy source. The recent advances in visible-light-mediated organic transformations in water are summarized.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in visible-light-mediated organic transformations in water
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Accepted Manuscript - Critical Review

Valorisation of Technical Lignin in Rigid Polyurethane Foam: A Critical Evaluation on Trends, Guidelines and Future Perspectives

From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Porphyrin and single atom featured reticular materials: recent advances and future perspective of solar-driven CO2 reduction

Insights into the porphyrin and single-atom featured metal- and covalent-organic frameworks for photocatalytic conversion of CO2 into value-added chemical feedstocks under visible light irradiation.

Graphical abstract: Porphyrin and single atom featured reticular materials: recent advances and future perspective of solar-driven CO2 reduction
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Glycerol in energy transportation: a state-of-the-art review

Glycerol-containing fluid was used as a novel and functional energy transport medium.

Graphical abstract: Glycerol in energy transportation: a state-of-the-art review
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Accepted Manuscript - Critical Review

Progress in marine derived renewable functional materials and biochar for sustainable water purification

From the themed collection: Marine-based Green Chemistry
Accepted Manuscript - Critical Review

Progress in batch preparation of single-atom catalysts and application in sustainable synthesis of fine chemicals

From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Lignin-containing cellulose nanomaterials: preparation and applications

The preparation strategies of lignin-containing cellulose nanomaterials and their invented and potential applications were comprehensively reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Lignin-containing cellulose nanomaterials: preparation and applications
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Lignin amination valorization: heterogeneous catalytic synthesis of aniline and benzylamine from lignin-derived chemicals

Using lignin derivatives as substrates, important organic nitrogen chemicals such as aniline and benzylamine can be obtained with high selectivity through heterogeneous catalyzed amination.

Graphical abstract: Lignin amination valorization: heterogeneous catalytic synthesis of aniline and benzylamine from lignin-derived chemicals
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Hydrothermal amination of biomass to nitrogenous chemicals

This review presents the conversion routes, processing strategies, state-of-the-art technical advances, challenges and perspectives in hydrothermal amination of N-rich biomass sources and N-free biomass feedstocks to nitrogenous chemicals.

Graphical abstract: Hydrothermal amination of biomass to nitrogenous chemicals
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Critical Review

Multifunctional lignin-based nanocomposites and nanohybrids

Significant progress has been achieved in recent years in relation to lignin valorization and development of high-performance sustainable materials.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional lignin-based nanocomposites and nanohybrids
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Cellulose nanocrystals from ionic liquids: a critical review

The review highlights advantages and shortcomings of the synthetic methods for the preparation of cellulose nanocrystals, and describes their attributes such as surface morphology, size, crystallinity, and thermal properties.

Graphical abstract: Cellulose nanocrystals from ionic liquids: a critical review
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Open Access Critical Review

Continuous flow asymmetric synthesis of chiral active pharmaceutical ingredients and their advanced intermediates

This review surveys continuous flow approaches for the synthesis of chiral APIs and their advanced stereogenic intermediates, covering the utilization of biocatalysis, organometallic catalysis and metal-free organocatalysis to introduce asymmetry.

Graphical abstract: Continuous flow asymmetric synthesis of chiral active pharmaceutical ingredients and their advanced intermediates
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Organic reactions in aqueous media catalyzed by nickel

This review highlights the nickel-catalyzed organic reactions in aqueous media with special focus on the mechanistic course of catalytic reactions and their applications.

Graphical abstract: Organic reactions in aqueous media catalyzed by nickel
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries in view of green chemistry

This research could provide a guideline for implementing green chemistry principles into spent LIBs recycling.

Graphical abstract: Recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries in view of green chemistry
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Metal-free nanostructured catalysts: sustainable driving forces for organic transformations

Research on metal-free heterogeneous catalysts in organic transformations during the past few decades, is summarized.

Graphical abstract: Metal-free nanostructured catalysts: sustainable driving forces for organic transformations
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Application of metal–organic frameworks as an alternative to metal oxide-based photocatalysts for the production of industrially important organic chemicals

This critical review reports the heterogeneous photocatalytic production of industrially important organic chemicals with a particular focus on the use of metal–organic frameworks as an alternative to metal oxide-based photocatalysts.

Graphical abstract: Application of metal–organic frameworks as an alternative to metal oxide-based photocatalysts for the production of industrially important organic chemicals
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Accepted Manuscript - Critical Review

METHANOL ECONOMY AND NET ZERO EMISSIONS: Critical Analysis of Catalytic Processes, Reactors and Technologies

From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Towards the environmentally friendly solution processing of metal halide perovskite technology

This article provides an overview of the research on green solvent alternatives for perovskite technology, with a fundamental discussion and analysis of the relationship between solvents, molecular ligands, and perovskite material properties.

Graphical abstract: Towards the environmentally friendly solution processing of metal halide perovskite technology
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Metallaphotoredox catalysis for multicomponent coupling reactions

The key advances in the field of metallaphotoredox-catalyzed multicomponent couplings in recent years are highlighted in this review. To better meet the needs of modern chemistry, further research outlooks were also proposed.

Graphical abstract: Metallaphotoredox catalysis for multicomponent coupling reactions
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Bioresourced fillers for rubber composite sustainability: current development and future opportunities

This article reviewed the recent progress in the development and utilization of sustainable biofillers for rubber composite applications, emphasizing the effect of the filler on the structure–processing–property relationship of rubber composites.

Graphical abstract: Bioresourced fillers for rubber composite sustainability: current development and future opportunities
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Microplastics from textile origin – emission and reduction measures

Emission of fibrous microplastics from synthetic textile washing to the aquatic environment via wastewater treatment plant and reduction measures.

Graphical abstract: Microplastics from textile origin – emission and reduction measures
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

State-of-the-art and perspectives in the use of biochar for electrochemical and electroanalytical applications

Biochar is a versatile carbon-based material for the development of low-cost and environmentally friendly electrochemical devices.

Graphical abstract: State-of-the-art and perspectives in the use of biochar for electrochemical and electroanalytical applications
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Synthesis of (hemi)cellulosic lubricant base oils via catalytic coupling and deoxygenation pathways

This review provides a critical review and perspective for bio-lubricant development from biomass due to the strong interest in creating a more diverse energy supply, environmental sustainability, and a carbon neutral bioeconomy.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of (hemi)cellulosic lubricant base oils via catalytic coupling and deoxygenation pathways
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Quantum dots for photocatalysis: synthesis and environmental applications

Synthetic methods of QDs from low cost and natural resources.

Graphical abstract: Quantum dots for photocatalysis: synthesis and environmental applications
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Electrochemical oxidation of biomass derived 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF): pathway, mechanism, catalysts and coupling reactions

HMF electrooxidation is emerging as a powerful and promising method to produce a wide range of high-value chemicals on account of mild operation conditions, controllable selectivity, and scalability.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical oxidation of biomass derived 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF): pathway, mechanism, catalysts and coupling reactions
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
Critical Review

Refining plant oils and sugars to platform chemicals, monomers, and polymers

This review examines whether plant oils and sugars can provide sustainable solutions to the chemical and plastic industry. A comprehensive account of conversion of plant oils and sugar into chemicals, monomers, and (co)polymers is presented.

Graphical abstract: Refining plant oils and sugars to platform chemicals, monomers, and polymers
From the themed collection: Green Chemistry Reviews
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