Chapter 16. Future Trends for Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

  1. Dr. Peter J. Dunn1,2,
  2. Dr. Andrew S. Wells3 and
  3. Dr. Michael T. Williams4
  1. Dr. Peter J. Dunn1,2,
  2. Dr. Andrew S. Wells3 and
  3. Dr. Michael T. Williams4

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629688.ch16

Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

How to Cite

Dunn, P. J., Wells, A. S. and Williams, M. T. (2010) Future Trends for Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry, in Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry (eds P. J. Dunn, A. S. Wells and M. T. Williams), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629688.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Pfizer Green Chemistry Lead, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, UK

  3. 3

    Astra Zeneca, Process Research & Development, Bakewell Road, Loughborough, LE11 5RH, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    CMC Consultant, 133, London Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 9TY, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pfizer Green Chemistry Lead, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, UK

  3. 3

    Astra Zeneca, Process Research & Development, Bakewell Road, Loughborough, LE11 5RH, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    CMC Consultant, 133, London Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 9TY, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324187

Online ISBN: 9783527629688

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Keywords:

  • waste minimization;
  • stereoselective reactions;
  • protecting groups;
  • solvent minimization;
  • supercritical liquids;
  • catalytical hydrogenation;
  • biocatalytic oxidation;
  • continuous processing;
  • process analytical technology;
  • reactions in water;
  • solid state reactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Waste Minimization in Drug Discovery

  • Greener Synthetic Methods in Primary Manufacturing

  • Alternative Solvents in the Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Green Chemistry in Secondary Pharmaceutical Operations

  • Global Cooperation in Green Chemistry

  • Conclusions

  • References