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Green and Sustainable Chemistry

This new section was launched in 2016 and will publish articles in all areas of green and sustainable chemistry, including green routes to the synthesis of compounds and materials, catalysis and biocatalysis that lead to sustainable processes, biomass conversion, biofuels, biorefineries, green metrics, microwave and ultrasonic-assisted reactions, improvements in energy efficiency and nanotechnology that enhances the sustainability aspects of chemical processes.

Section Editors: Mario Pagliaro and Vania Zuin

Read more about the section scope and section editors here​​​​​​​.

  1. Content type: Research article

    Acetone is an important solvent and widely used in the synthesis of drugs and polymers. Currently, acetone is mainly generated by the Cumene Process, which employs benzene and propylene as fossil raw materials...

    Authors: Clarissa Perdomo Rodrigues, Priscila da Costa Zonetti and Lucia Gorenstin Appel

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:30

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  2. Content type: Review

    Oilseeds are crucial for the nutritional security of the global population. The conventional technology used for oil extraction from oilseeds is by solvent extraction. In solvent extraction, n-hexane is used as a...

    Authors: S. P. Jeevan Kumar, S. Rajendra Prasad, Rintu Banerjee, Dinesh K. Agarwal, Kalyani S. Kulkarni and K. V. Ramesh

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:9

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