9. Green Solvents

  1. Wei Zhang2 and
  2. Berkeley W. Cue Jr.3
  1. Simon W. Breeden,
  2. James H. Clark,
  3. Duncan J. Macquarrie and
  4. James Sherwood

Published Online: 29 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch9

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

How to Cite

Breeden, S. W., Clark, J. H., Macquarrie, D. J. and Sherwood, J. (2012) Green Solvents, in Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry (eds W. Zhang and B. W. Cue), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470711828.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Green Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 3

    BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC, Green Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ledyard, Connecticut, USA

Author Information

  1. Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, Chemistry Department, University of York, Heslington, York, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711514

Online ISBN: 9780470711828

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Keywords:

  • green synthetic techniques;
  • green chemistry philosophy, and solvent chemists;
  • Diels–Alder reaction, target for green chemists;
  • palladium-catalysed cross-coupling;
  • glycerol, as solvent in Suzuki and Heck reaction;
  • RCM, and diallyl tosylamide RCM;
  • biosolvents and ‘like-for-like’ replacements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins of the Neoteric Solvents

  • Application of Green Solvents

  • Recapitulation and Possible Future Developments

  • References