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“On Water” for Green Chemistry

Part 5. Reactions in Water

  1. Li Liu,
  2. Dong Wang

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc053

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Liu, L. and Wang, D. 2010. “On Water” for Green Chemistry. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 5:7:207–228.

Author Information

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Center for Chemical Biology, Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Science (BNLMS), Beijing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010


The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
  • Pericyclic Reactions
  • Addition of Heteronucleophiles to Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds
  • Enantioselective Direct Aldol Reactions
  • Coupling Reactions
    • Transition Metal-catalyzed Cross-coupling Reactions
    • Dehydrogenative Coupling Reactions
  • Oxidation
  • Bromination Reactions
  • Miscellaneous Reactions
    • Nucleophilic Substitution
    • Functionalization of SWNTs
  • Theoretical Studies
  • Conclusion


  • water;
  • “on water”;
  • organic synthesis;
  • heterogeneous reactions;
  • green chemistry