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Top ten most accessed articles in November

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Recent advances in ionic liquid catalysis
Qinghua Zhang, Shiguo Zhang and Youquan Deng
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15334J

Continuous flow reactors: a perspective
Qinghua Zhang, Shiguo Zhang and Youquan Deng
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2619-2637, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15334J

Industrial biotechnology – the future of green chemistry?
Stefanie Wenda, Sabine Illner, Annett Mell and Udo Kragl
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 3007-3047, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15579B

l-Proline catalysed multicomponent synthesis of 3-amino alkylated indoles via a Mannich-type reaction under solvent-free conditions
Atul Kumar, Maneesh Kumar Gupta and Mukesh Kumar
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16297G

Environmentally benign synthesis of heterocyclic compounds by combined microwave-assisted heterogeneous catalytic approaches?
Arif Daştan, Aditya Kulkarni and Béla Török
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15837F

A critical review on recent methods used for economically viable and eco-friendly development of microalgae as a potential feedstock for synthesis of biodiesel
Yogesh C. Sharma, Bhaskar Singh and John Korstad
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2993-3006, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15535K

Synthesis and properties of trialkyl(2,3-dihydroxypropyl)phosphonium salts, a new class of hydrophilic and hydrophobic glyceryl-functionalized ILs
Fabio Bellina, Cinzia Chiappe and Marco Lessi
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16035D

A magnetic nanoparticle supported dual acidic ionic liquid: a ‘quasi-homogeneous’ catalyst for the one-pot synthesis of benzoxanthenes
Qiang Zhang, Hong Su, Jun Luo and Yunyang Wei
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16031A

Aqueous and biphasic nitrile hydration catalyzed by a recyclable Ru(ii) complex under atmospheric conditions
Wei-Chih Lee and Brian J. Frost
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15950J

Syntheses of cyclic carbonates with amidinium halide catalysts in reusable, reversible, room-temperature ionic liquids or acetonitrile
Tao Yu and Richard G. Weiss
Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16027C

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Top ten most accessed articles in October

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Industrial biotechnology-the future of green chemistry?
Stefanie Wenda, Sabine Illner, Annett Mell and Udo Kragl
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 3007-3047, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15579B

Recent advances in ionic liquid catalysis
Qinghua Zhang, Shiguo Zhang and Youquan Deng
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15334J

Extracting wood lignin without dissolving or degrading cellulose: investigations on the use of food additive-derived ionic liquids
André Pinkert, Dagmar F. Goeke, Kenneth N. Marsh and Shusheng Pang
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 3124-3136, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15671C

Green synthesis of metal nanoparticles using plants
Siavash Iravani
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15386B

A facile method for the recovery of ionic liquid and lignin from biomass pretreatment
Dean C. Dibble, Chenlin Li, Lan Sun, Anthe George, Aurelia Cheng, Özgül Persil Çetinkol, Peter Benke, Bradley M. Holmes, Seema Singh and Blake A. Simmons
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 3255-3264, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15111H

Efficient catalytic conversion of fructose into hydroxymethylfurfural by a novel carbon-based solid acid
Jianjian Wang, Wenjie Xu, Jiawen Ren, Xiaohui Liu, Guanzhong Lu and Yanqin Wang
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2678-2681, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15306D

Ethyl lactate as a solvent: Properties, applications and production processes – a review
Carla S. M. Pereira, Viviana M. T. M. Silva and Alírio E. Rodrigues
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2658-2671, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15523G

Stabilization of Cu(0)-nanoparticles into the nanopores of modified montmorillonite: An implication on the catalytic approach for ‘Click’ reaction between azides and terminal alkynes
Bibek Jyoti Borah, Dipanka Dutta, Partha Pratim Saikia, Nabin Chandra Barua and Dipak Kumar Dutta
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC16021D

An active and stable CaO-CeO2 catalyst for transesterification of oil to biodiesel
W. Thitsartarn and S. Kawi
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15596B

Reusable ammonium salt-tagged NHC-Cu(i) complexes: preparation and catalytic application in the three component click reaction
Wenlong Wang, Junliang Wu, Chungu Xia and Fuwei Li
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15871F

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Top ten most accessed articles in September

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Recent advances in ionic liquid catalysis
Qinghua Zhang, Shiguo Zhang and Youquan Deng
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15334J

Green synthesis of metal nanoparticles using plants
Siavash Iravani
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15386B

Functional ionic liquid mediated synthesis (FILMS) of dihydrothiophenes and tacrine derivatives
Atul Kumar, Garima Gupta and Suman Srivastava
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2459-2463, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15410A

Enzymatic reductions for the chemist
Frank Hollmann, Isabel W. C. E. Arends and Dirk Holtmann
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2285-2314, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15424A

Sustainable hydrogen production by the application of ambient temperature photocatalysis
Michael Bowker
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2235-2246, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00022E

Could the energy cost of using supercritical fluids be mitigated by using CO2 from carbon capture and storage (CCS)?
James G. Stevens, Pilar Gómez, Richard A. Bourne, Trevor C. Drage, Michael W. George and Martyn Poliakoff
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2727-2733, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15503B

One step catalytic conversion of cellulose to sustainable chemicals utilizing cooperative ionic liquid pairs
Jinxing Long, Bin Guo, Xuehui Li, Yanbin Jiang, Furong Wang, Shik Chi Tsang, Lefu Wang and Kai Man K. Yu
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2334-2338, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15597K

Ionic liquid pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass with ionic liquid–water mixtures
Agnieszka Brandt, Michael J. Ray, Trang Q. To, David J. Leak, Richard J. Murphy and Tom Welton
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2489-2499, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15374A

The solvent-free and catalyst-free conversion of an aziridine to an oxazolidinone using only carbon dioxide
Chau Phung, Rani M. Ulrich, Mostafa Ibrahim, Nathaniel T. G. Tighe, Deborah L. Lieberman and Allan R. Pinhas
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15850C

Microwave assisted conversion of carbohydrates and biopolymers to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural with aluminium chloride catalyst in water
Sudipta De, Saikat Dutta and Basudeb Saha
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2859-2868, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15550D

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Top ten most accessed articles in August

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Recent advances in ionic liquid catalysis

Qinghua Zhang, Shiguo Zhang and Youquan Deng
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15334J

Examples of heterogeneous catalytic processes for fine chemistry
Carlo Lucarelli and Angelo Vaccari
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1941-1949, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00760A

Efficient catalytic conversion of fructose into hydroxymethylfurfural by a novel carbon-based solid acid
Jianjian Wang, Wenjie Xu, Jiawen Ren, Xiaohui Liu, Guanzhong Lu and Yanqin Wang
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15306D

Ionic liquid pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass with ionic liquid–water mixtures
Agnieszka Brandt, Michael J. Ray, Trang Q. To, David J. Leak, Richard J. Murphy and Tom Welton
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2489-2499, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15374A

Selective catalytic oxidation of glycerol: perspectives for high value chemicals
Benjamin Katryniok, Hiroshi Kimura, Elżbieta Skrzyńska, Jean-Sébastien Girardon, Pascal Fongarland, Mickaël Capron, Rémy Ducoulombier, Naoki Mimura, Sébastien Paul and Franck Dumeignil
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1960-1979, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15320J, Critical Review

Impact of ionic liquid pretreated plant biomass on Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth and biofuel production
Mario Ouellet, Supratim Datta, Dean C. Dibble, Pramila R. Tamrakar, Peter I. Benke, Chenlin Li, Seema Singh, Kenneth L. Sale, Paul D. Adams, Jay D. Keasling, Blake A. Simmons, Bradley M. Holmes and Aindrila Mukhopadhyay
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15327G

Green synthesis of metal nanoparticles using plants
Siavash Iravani
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15386B

Ionic liquids and fragrances – direct isolation of orange essential oil
Katharina Bica, Peter Gaertner and Robin D. Rogers
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1997-1999, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15237H

Towards rational molecular design: derivation of property guidelines for reduced acute aquatic toxicity
Adelina M. Voutchkova, Jakub Kostal, Justin B. Steinfeld, John W. Emerson, Bryan W. Brooks, Paul Anastas and Julie B. Zimmerman
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2373-2379, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15651A

Sulfonic acid supported on hydroxyapatite-encapsulated-γ-Fe2O3 nanocrystallites as a magnetically separable catalyst for one-pot reductive amination of carbonyl compounds
Jia Deng, Li-Ping Mo, Fei-Yang Zhao, Lan-Lan Hou, Li Yang and Zhan-Hui Zhang
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2576-2584, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15470B

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Top ten most accessed articles in July

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural using supported gold–copper nanoparticles
Thomas Pasini, Marco Piccinini, Magda Blosi, Rosa Bonelli, Stefania Albonetti, Nikolaos Dimitratos, Jose A. Lopez-Sanchez, Meenakshisundaram Sankar, Qian He, Christopher J. Kiely, Graham J. Hutchings and Fabrizio Cavani
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2091-2099, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15355B

Copper-catalyzed oxidative alkyne homocoupling without palladium, ligands and bases

Xueshun Jia, Kun Yin, Chunju Li, Jian Li and Haishan Bian
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2175-2178, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15318H

Ionic liquids and fragrances – direct isolation of orange essential oil
Katharina Bica, Peter Gaertner and Robin D. Rogers
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1997-1999, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15237H

Selective catalytic oxidation of glycerol: perspectives for high value chemicals
Benjamin Katryniok, Hiroshi Kimura, Elżbieta Skrzyńska, Jean-Sébastien Girardon, Pascal Fongarland, Mickaël Capron, Rémy Ducoulombier, Naoki Mimura, Sébastien Paul and Franck Dumeignil
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1960-1979, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15320J, Critical Review

Algae as a source of renewable chemicals: opportunities and challenges
Patrick M. Foley, Evan S. Beach and Julie B. Zimmerman
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00015B

Production of liquid hydrocarbon fuels by catalytic conversion of biomass-derived levulinic acid
Drew J. Braden, Carlos A. Henao, Jacob Heltzel, Christos C. Maravelias and James A. Dumesic
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1755-1765, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15047B

A green approach to chemical building blocks. The case of 3-hydroxypropanoic acid
Cristina Della Pina, Ermelinda Falletta and Michele Rossi
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1624-1632, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15052A

Searching for green solvents
Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00797H, Perspective

Enzymatic reductions for the chemist
Frank Hollmann, Isabel W. C. E. Arends and Dirk Holtmann
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2285-2314, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15424A

Use of zeolites for greener and more para-selective electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions
Keith Smith and Gamal A. El-Hiti
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1579-1608, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00689K

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Top ten most accessed articles in June

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Searching for green solvents
Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00797H, Perspective

Viable methodologies for the synthesis of high-quality nanostructures
Jonathan M. Patete, Xiaohui Peng, Christopher Koenigsmann, Yan Xu, Barbara Karn and Stanislaus S. Wong
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 482-519, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00516A, Critical Review

Selective catalytic oxidation of glycerol: perspectives for high value chemicals
Benjamin Katryniok, Hiroshi Kimura, Elżbieta Skrzyńska, Jean-Sébastien Girardon, Pascal Fongarland, Mickaël Capron, Rémy Ducoulombier, Naoki Mimura, Sébastien Paul and Franck Dumeignil
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1960-1979, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15320J, Critical Review

Examples of heterogeneous catalytic processes for fine chemistry
Carlo Lucarelli and Angelo Vaccari
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1941-1949, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00760A, Tutorial Review

Algae as a source of renewable chemicals: opportunities and challenges
Patrick M. Foley, Evan S. Beach and Julie B. Zimmerman
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00015B

Levulinic esters from the acid-catalysed reactions of sugars and alcohols as part of a bio-refinery
Xun Hu and Chun-Zhu Li
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1676-1679, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15272F, Communication

Sustainable hydrogen production by the application of ambient temperature photocatalysis
Michael Bowker
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00022E, Critical Review

From biomass to feedstock: one-step fractionation of lignocellulose components by the selective organic acid-catalyzed depolymerization of hemicellulose in a biphasic system
Thorsten vom Stein, Philipp M. Grande, Henning Kayser, Fabrizio Sibilla, Walter Leitner and Pablo Domínguez de María
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1772-1777, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00002K, Paper

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) as a building block platform: Biological properties, synthesis and synthetic applications
Andreia A. Rosatella, Svilen P. Simeonov, Raquel F. M. Frade and Carlos A. M. Afonso
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 754-793, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00401D, Critical Review

Green materials synthesis with supercritical water
Tadafumi Adschiri, Youn-Woo Lee, Motonobu Goto and Seiichi Takami
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1380-1390, DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15158D, Tutorial Review

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Top ten most accessed articles in April

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Expanding GSK’s solvent selection guide – embedding sustainability into solvent selection starting at medicinal chemistry
Richard K. Henderson, Concepción Jiménez-González, David J. C. Constable, Sarah R. Alston, Graham G. A. Inglis, Gail Fisher, James Sherwood, Steve P. Binks and Alan D. Curzons
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 854-862 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00918K, Paper

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) as a building block platform: Biological properties, synthesis and synthetic applications
Andreia A. Rosatella, Svilen P. Simeonov, Raquel F. M. Frade and Carlos A. M. Afonso
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 754-793 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00401D, Critical Review

Greener solvents for ruthenium and palladium-catalysed aromatic C-H bond functionalisation
Cedric Fischmeister and Henri Doucet
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 741-753 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00885K  

Searching for green solvents
Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00797H, Perspective

Algae as a source of renewable chemicals: opportunities and challenges
Patrick M. Foley, Evan S. Beach and Julie B. Zimmerman
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C1GC00015B  

A critical assessment of the greenness and energy efficiency of microwave-assisted organic synthesis
Jonathan D. Moseley and C. Oliver Kappe
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 794-806 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00823K, Perspective

One-pot preparation of magnetic N-heterocyclic carbene-functionalized silica nanoparticles for the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of aryl chlorides: improved activity and facile catalyst recovery
Hengquan Yang, Yunwei Wang, Yong Qin, Yanzhu Chong, Qiaozhen Yang, Guang Li, Li Zhang and Wei Li
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1352-1361 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00955E  

The 13 Principles of Green Chemistry and Engineering for a Greener Africa
Nigist Asfaw, Yonas Chebude, Andinet Ejigu, Bitu B. Hurisso, Peter Licence, Richard L. Smith, Samantha L. Y. Tang and Martyn Poliakoff
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1059-1060 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00936A  

Viable methodologies for the synthesis of high-quality nanostructures
Jonathan M. Patete, Xiaohui Peng, Christopher Koenigsmann, Yan Xu, Barbara Karn and Stanislaus S. Wong
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 482-519 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00516A, Critical Review

Production of liquid hydrocarbon fuels by catalytic conversion of biomass-derived levulinic acid
Drew J. Braden, Carlos A. Henao, Jacob Heltzel, Christos C. Maravelias and James A. Dumesic
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15047B  

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Top ten most accessed articles in March

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Converting carbohydrates to bulk chemicals and fine chemicals over heterogeneous catalysts
Maria J. Climent, Avelino Corma and Sara Iborra
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 520-540 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00639D, Critical Review

5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) as a building block platform: Biological properties, synthesis and synthetic applications
Andreia A. Rosatella, Svilen P. Simeonov, Raquel F. M. Frade and Carlos A. M. Afonso
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 754-793 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00401D, Critical Review

Expanding GSK’s solvent selection guide – embedding sustainability into solvent selection starting at medicinal chemistry
Richard K. Henderson, Concepción Jiménez-González, David J. C. Constable, Sarah R. Alston, Graham G. A. Inglis, Gail Fisher, James Sherwood, Steve P. Binks and Alan D. Curzons
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 854-862 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00918K, Paper

Viable methodologies for the synthesis of high-quality nanostructures
Jonathan M. Patete, Xiaohui Peng, Christopher Koenigsmann, Yan Xu, Barbara Karn and Stanislaus S. Wong
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 482-519 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00516A, Critical Review

Synthesis of highly stable dispersions of nanosized copper particles using l-ascorbic acid
Jing Xiong, Ye Wang, Qunji Xue and Xuedong Wu
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 900-904 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00772B, Paper

The irruption of polymers from renewable resources on the scene of macromolecular science and technology
Alessandro Gandini
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00789G, Critical Review

A critical assessment of the greenness and energy efficiency of microwave-assisted organic synthesis
Jonathan D. Moseley and C. Oliver Kappe
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 794-806 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00823K, Perspective

Searching for green solvents 
Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00797H, Perspective 

A simple and efficient protocol for a palladium-catalyzed ligand-free Suzuki reaction at room temperature in aqueous DMF
Chun Liu, Qijian Ni, Fanying Bao and Jieshan Qiu
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00176G, Paper

Processing of metals and metal oxides using ionic liquids
Andrew P. Abbott, Gero Frisch, Jennifer Hartley and Karl S. Ryder
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 471-481 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00716A, Critical Review

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Top ten most accessed articles in February

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Searching for green solvents
Philip G. Jessop
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00797H, Perspective 

Enzyme-mediated oxidations for the chemist
Frank Hollmann, Isabel W. C. E. Arends, Katja Buehler, Anett Schallmey and Bruno Bühler
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 226-265, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00595A, Critical Review 

Greener solvents for ruthenium and palladium-catalysed aromatic C-H bond functionalisation
Cedric Fischmeister and Henri Doucet
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00885K, Critical Review 

Synthesis of highly stable dispersions of nanosized copper particles using l-ascorbic acid
Jing Xiong, Ye Wang, Qunji Xue and Xuedong Wu
Green Chem., 2011, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00772B, Paper

Tertiary amine solvents having switchable hydrophilicity
Philip G. Jessop, Lisa Kozycz, Zahra Ghoshouni Rahami, Dylan Schoenmakers, Alaina R. Boyd, Dominik Wechsler and Amy M. Holland
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 619-623, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00806K, Paper

Supported ionic liquid silica nanoparticles (SILnPs) as an efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for the dehydration of fructose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural
Kalpesh B. Sidhpuria, Ana L. Daniel-da-Silva, Tito Trindade and João A. P. Coutinho
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 340-349, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00690D, Paper

Synthesis of sugar alcohols by hydrolytic hydrogenation of cellulose over supported metal catalysts
Hirokazu Kobayashi, Yukiko Ito, Tasuku Komanoya, Yuto Hosaka, Paresh L. Dhepe, Koji Kasai, Kenji Hara and Atsushi Fukuoka
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 326-333, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00666A, Paper

CuCl-catalyzed green oxidative alkyne homocoupling without palladium, ligands and bases
Kun Yin, Chunju Li, Jian Li and Xueshun Jia
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 591-593, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00413H, Communication

An efficient activity ionic liquid-enzyme system for biodiesel production
Teresa De Diego, Arturo Manjón, Pedro Lozano, Michel Vaultier and José L. Iborra
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 444-451, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00230E, Paper

Converting carbohydrates to bulk chemicals and fine chemicals over heterogeneous catalysts
Maria J. Climent, Avelino Corma and Sara Iborra
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 520-540, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00639D, Critical Review

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Top ten most accessed articles in January

This month sees the following articles in Green Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed:-

Converting carbohydrates to bulk chemicals and fine chemicals over heterogeneous catalysts
Maria J. Climent, Avelino Corma and Sara Iborra
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 520-540, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00639D, Critical Review

Waste materials – catalytic opportunities: an overview of the application of large scale waste materials as resources for catalytic applications
M. Balakrishnan, V. S. Batra, J. S. J. Hargreaves and I. D. Pulford
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 16-24, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00685H, Tutorial Review

Use of carbon dioxide in chemical syntheses via a lactone intermediate
A. Behr and G. Henze
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 25-39, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00394H, Critical Review

Supported ionic liquid silica nanoparticles (SILnPs) as an efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for the dehydration of fructose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural
Kalpesh B. Sidhpuria, Ana L. Daniel-da-Silva, Tito Trindade and João A. P. Coutinho
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 340-349, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00690D, Paper

Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to maleic anhydride with molecular oxygen
Zhongtian Du, Jiping Ma, Feng Wang, Junxia Liu and Jie Xu
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 554-557, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00837K, Communication

Synergy of boric acid and added salts in the catalytic dehydration of hexoses to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in water
Thomas S. Hansen, Jerrik Mielby and Anders Riisager
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 109-114 DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00355G, Paper

Viable methodologies for the synthesis of high-quality nanostructures
Jonathan M. Patete, Xiaohui Peng, Christopher Koenigsmann, Yan Xu, Barbara Karn and Stanislaus S. Wong
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 482-519, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00516A, Critical Review

A green protocol for palladium-catalysed Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling
Alexander N. Marziale, Dominik Jantke, Stefan H. Faul, Thomas Reiner, Eberhardt Herdtweck and Jörg Eppinger
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 169-177, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00522C, Paper

Synthesis of the natural herbicide d-aminolevulinic acid from cellulose-derived 5-(chloromethyl)furfural
Mark Mascal and Saikat Dutta
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 40-41, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00548G, Communication

Microwave-assisted solvent- and ligand-free copper-catalysed cross-coupling between halopyridines and nitrogen nucleophiles
Zhen-Jiang Liu, Jean-Pierre Vors, Ernst R. F. Gesing and Carsten Bolm
Green Chem., 2011, 13, 42-45, DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00296H, Communication 

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