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Transformative Reduction of Carbon Dioxide through Organocatalysis with Silanes

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:31
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02052C, Tutorial ReviewRia Ayu Pramudita, Ken Motokura
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a promising feedstock for the synthesis of complex organic chemicals due to its abundancy, non-toxic nature, and favourable physical properties. However, CO2 is considered to be...
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Analysis of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry data for catalytic lignin depolymerization using positive matrix factorization

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 19:29
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01474D, PaperYu Gao, Michael Walker, Jacob A Barrett, Omid Hosseinaei, David Harper, Peter C Ford, Brent Williams, Marcus Foston
Various catalytic technologies are being developed to efficiently convert lignin into renewable chemicals. However, due to its complexity, catalytic lignin depolymerization often generates a wide and complex distribution of product...
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Carbon Dioxide Droplets Stabilized by g-C3N4

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01666F, CommunicationLifei Liu, Jianling Zhang, Bingxing Zhang, Jinbiao Shi, Xiuniang Tan, Buxing Han, Tian Luo, Dan Shao, Dongxing Tan, Fanyu Zhang
Here we propose the emulsification of CO2 and water by graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4), in which the g-C3N4-stabilized CO2 droplets were utilized as “microreactors” for the in-situ photocatalytic CO2 reduction....
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CoZn-ZIF derived ZnCo2O4-framework for the synthesis of alcohols from glycerol

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:16
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01768A, PaperHuaiyuan Zhao, Yuanyuan Jiang, Ping Chen, Jie Fu, Xiuyang Lu, Zhaoyin Hou
As a widely used solvent, fuel and intermediate, the demand of ethanol increases continuously. Currently, ethanol is produced via sugars fermentation and hydration of ethylene. It is of great significance...
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Towards greener stone shot and stone wool materials: binder systems based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 08:15

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02021C, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Thomas Hjelmgaard, Peter Anker Thorsen, Jesper Asgaard Bøtner, Josefine Kaurin, Carina Michella Schmücker, Lars Nærum
The development and study of strong binder systems with self-healing properties based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase for the manufacture of greener stone wool and related materials is presented.
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Ionic liquid ion exchange: exclusion from strong interactions condemns cations to the most weakly interacting anions and dictates reaction equilibrium

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 09:50
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01869C, PaperPieter Naert, Korneel Rabaey, Christian V. Stevens
It is well-known that for a fixed ionic liquid cation, variation of the anion determines the physicochemical properties and the activity as solvent or catalyst. Although ion exchange is an...
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Iridium complexes catalysed the selective dehydrogenation of glucose to gluconic acid in water

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:49

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01933A, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Pilar Borja, Cristian Vicent, Miguel Baya, Hermenegildo García, Jose A. Mata
A catalytic dehydrogenation process for the production of gluconic acid from glucose and starch is reported here.
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Sustainable strategies for large-scale nanotechnology manufacturing in the biomedical field

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:45
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01248B, PerspectiveFalsini Sara, Ugo Bardi, Ali Abou-Hassan, Sandra Ristori
Nanoscience is a powerful tool to study matter at the scale where cooperative actions among atomic and molecular assemblies are effective, that is, in the nanometer range. Its application to...
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Ionic liquids for preparation of biopolymer materials for drug/gene delivery: A review

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:37
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01120F, Tutorial ReviewJing Chen, Fengwei Xie, Ling Chen, Xiaoxi Li
Biopolymers are particularly suitable for drug applications due to their biocompatibility, biodegradability and low immunogenicity. There has been growing interest in using biopolymers to achieve the controlled release of therapeutics....
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Thermal azide–alkene cycloaddition reactions: straightforward multi-gram access to Δ2-1,2,3-triazolines in deep eutectic solvents

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:28

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01797B, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Filip Sebest, Luis Casarrubios, Henry S. Rzepa, Andrew J. P. White, Silvia Díez-González
Straightforward preparation of 1,2,3-triazolines in Deep Eutectic Solvents.
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Enzymatic synthesis of polysaccharide-based copolymers

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:28

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01251B, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.F. Grimaud, P. Faucard, L. Tarquis, S. Pizzut-Serin, P. Roblin, S. Morel, S. Le Gall, X. Falourd, A. Rolland-Sabaté, D. Lourdin, C. Moulis, M. Remaud-Siméon, G. Potocki-Veronese
Enzymatic synthesis of biosourced block copolymers from sucrose by means of a stepwise approach.
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A methodical selection process for the development of ketones and esters as bio-based replacements for traditional hydrocarbon solvents

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:43

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01132J, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Fergal P. Byrne, Bart Forier, Greet Bossaert, Charly Hoebers, Thomas J. Farmer, Andrew J. Hunt
A “top down” approach to the development of sustainable, greener, low-polarity solvents is presented.
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Visible-Light Induced Copper(I)-Catalysed Denitrogenative Oxidative Coupling of hydrazinylpyridines with Terminal Alkynes

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:38
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01180J, CommunicationVaibhav Pramod Charpe, Aniket Hande, Arunachalam Sagadevan, Kuo Chu Hwang
Visible light mediated copper catalysed denitrogenative oxidative coupling of 2-hydrazino pyridines with terminal alkynes to form 2-(alkyl/arylethynyl) pyridines in the presence of O2 at room temperature was reported with 42...
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Towards Rechargeable Hydrogen Battery for Renewable Energy Storage

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:23
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00954F, PaperMi Lu, Jianghao Zhang, Yao Yao, Junming Sun, Yong Wang, Hongfei Lin
The storage of renewable energy is the major hurdle during the transition of fossil resources to renewables. A possible solution is to convert renewable electricity to chemical energy carriers such...
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Heterogenization of Homogeneous Chiral Polymers in Metal−Organic Frameworks with Enhanced Catalytic Performance for Asymmetric Catalysis

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:20
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01323C, PaperXiaowu Dong, Yong Yang, Jin-Xin Che, Jun Zuo, Xiao-Hua Li, Liang Gao, Yongzhou Hu, Xin-Yuan Liu
Metal–organic framework (MOF)-based asymmetric heterogeneous catalysts have attracted increasing attention, however, some challenges need to be addressed, such as the rigidity of chiral auxiliary groups within MOFs and the lack...
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Bio-electrorecycling of carbon dioxide into bioplastics

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 08:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01771A, PaperTommy Pepè Sciarria, Pau Batlle-Vilanova, Bianca Colombo, barbara Scaglia, M. Dolors Balaguer, Jesús Colprim, Sebastià Puig, fabrizio Adani
The rise of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the accumulation of non-biodegradable plastics in the environment are leading to an environmental crisis. Thus, the bio-electro recycling of recalcitrant CO2 as...
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Vanillin-derived amines for bio-based thermosets

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:14
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02006J, PaperAnne-Sophie Mora, Russell Tayouo, Bernard Boutevin, Ghislain David, Sylvain Caillol
n the scope of fully bio-based materials development, the access to bio-based aromatic amine monomers is one of the main industrial challenges over the coming years. In this paper, new...
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Catalytic lignocellulose biorefining in n-butanol/water: a one-pot approach toward phenolics, polyols, and cellulose

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:13
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01031E, PaperTom Renders, Elias Cooreman, Sander Van den Bosch, Wouter Schutyser, Steven-Friso Koelewijn, Thijs Vangeel, Aron Deneyer, Gil Van den Bossche, Christophe M. Courtin, Bert F Sels
Lignocellulose constitutes an alluring renewable feedstock for the production of bio-based chemicals. In this contribution, we propose a chemocatalytic biorefinery concept that aims to convert lignocellulosic biomass (Eucalyptus sawdust) into...
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Tunable mixed oxides based on CeO2 for the selective aerobic oxidation of 5-(hydroxymethyl) furfural to FDCA in water

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 11:49
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00972D, CommunicationAngela Dibenedetto, María Ventura, Francesco Nocito, Elvira De Giglio, Stefania Cometa, Angela Altomare
Chemicals derived from 5-HMF,1a via selective oxidation of its pending arms are becoming increasingly important due to their applications.1b This paper discusses the use of Earth crust abundant new mixed...
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Catalytic Conversion of Biomass Derivatives to Lactic Acid with Increased Selectivity in Aqueous Tin(II) Chloride/Choline Chloride System

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:43
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01022F, PaperAsep Bayu, Akihiro Yoshida, Surachai Karnjanakom, Katsuki Kusakabe, Xiaogang Hao, Tirto Prakoso, Abuliti Abudula, Guoqing Guan
Catalytic conversion of biomass-derived carbohydrates to lactic acid (LacA) over Sn-based catalysts always shows a low selectivity (<30%) in an aqueous system, especially when SnCl2 is used as the catalyst....
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