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Green Chemistry 2017 Emerging Investigators themed issue now online!

We are delighted to announce that the inaugural Green Chemistry Emerging Investigators 2017 themed issue is now online and free to access until the end of August 2017.

This issue highlights the excellent research being undertaken by the rising stars of the green chemistry field from across the globe. All contributors were nominated by a member of the Green Chemistry Editorial or Advisory Board as an outstanding researcher in the early stages of their independent career, making a significant contribution to the advancement of green chemistry.

Congratulations to all of those whose work is featured in the collection and we hope you enjoy reading it.

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It includes:

Editorial
Green Chemistry Emerging Investigators 2017 themed issue
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2707-2710. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90063E

Perspective
Green chemistry and polymers made from sulphur
Max J. H. Worthington, Renata L. Kucera and Justin M. Chalker
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2748-2761. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00014F

Tutorial Review
Metal–organic frameworks meet scalable and sustainable synthesis
Patrick A. Julien, Cristina Mottillo and Tomislav Friščić
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2729-2747. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01078H

Paper
Phenolic acetals from lignins of varying compositions via iron(III) triflate catalysed depolymerisation
Peter J. Deuss, Christopher S. Lancefield, Anand Narani, Johannes G. de Vries, Nicholas J. Westwood and Katalin Barta
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2774-2782. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00195A

Paper
Biphasic extraction of mechanocatalytically-depolymerized lignin from water-soluble wood and its catalytic downstream processing
Gaetano Calvaruso, Matthew T. Clough and Roberto Rinaldi
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2803-2811. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03191A

Paper
Base-catalysed, one-step mechanochemical conversion of chitin and shrimp shells into low molecular weight chitosan
Xi Chen, Huiying Yang, Ziyi Zhong and Ning Yan
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2783-2792. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00089H

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Continuous processing and flow chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry themed issue now online

We are pleased to announce the Green Chemistry themed issue on Continuous processing and flow chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry is now online.

Guest-edited by Stefan Koenig (Genentech, a member if the Roche Group) and Helen Sneddon (GlaxoSmithKline and Green Chemistry Editorial Board), this themed issue aims to showcase recent advances in the field of continuous processing and flow chemistry technology in drug discovery and development.

It includes:

Editorial
Recent advances in flow chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry
Stefan G. Koenig and Helen F. Sneddon
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 1418-1419. DOI: 10.1039/ C7GC9017A

Communication
The scale-up of continuous biphasic liquid/liquid reactions under super-heating conditions: methodology and reactor design
Francesca Mandrelli, Alessia Buco, Lorenzo Piccioni, Florian Renner, Bertrand Guelat, Benjamin Martin, Berthold Schenkel and Francesco Venturoni
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 1425-1430. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02840C

Paper
Development of a concise, scalable synthesis of a CCR1 antagonist utilizing a continuous flow Curtius rearrangement
Maurice A. Marsini, Frederic G. Buono, Jon C. Lorenz, Bing-Shiou Yang, Jonathan T. Reeves, Kanwar Sidhu, Max Sarvestani, Zhulin Tan, Yongda Zhang, Ning Li, Heewon Lee, Jason Brazzillo, Laurence J. Nummy, J. C. Chung, Irungu K. Luvaga, Bikshandarkoil A. Narayanan, Xudong Wei, Jinhua J. Song, Frank Roschangar, Nathan K. Yee and Chris H. Senanayake
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 1454-1461. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03123D

Paper
A laboratory-scale annular continuous flow reactor for UV photochemistry using excimer lamps for discrete wavelength excitation and its use in a wavelength study of a photodecarboxlyative cyclisation
Erica N. DeLaney, Darren S. Lee, Luke D. Elliott, Jing Jin, Kevin I. Booker-Milburn, Martyn Poliakoff and Michael W. George
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 1431-1438. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02888H

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Professor Khaled Belkacemi among shooting victims in Québec

The green chemistry community mourns the loss of Professor Khaled Belkacemi of Laval University in Québec, Canada. His contributions in the area of heterogeneous catalysis for biomass conversion and food chemistry help the drive to make the world a greener place. Unfortunately, violence against Muslims took his life at a mosque in Québec on the 29th of January. We mourn his passing, send our condolences to his family and colleagues, and hope that the future will bring us greater tolerance as well as a greener society.

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