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Continuous flow processing as a tool for the generation of terpene-derived monomer libraries

Galaverna, Renan, Fernandes, Lucas P., Browne, Duncan L. and Pastre, Julio C. 2018. Continuous flow processing as a tool for the generation of terpene-derived monomer libraries. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering 4 (2) , pp. 362-367. 10.1039/C8RE00237A

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Abstract

We report the development of a continuous flow approach for the preparation of two bio-derived monomer libraries. A small range of terpenes (ocimene, myrcene, α-terpinene, α-phellandrene, isoprene, and farnesene) have been used as the base set for the library, with the first library derived from a Diels–Alder reaction with the platform chemical maleic anhydride. The second library requires the derivatization of the first through a hydrogenation reaction. The potential for scale-up of both libraries has been demonstrated, with the Diels–Alder process delivering 10.5 grams of the product in 3 hours and the hydrogenation process delivering 10 grams of the material in 16 hours.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Chemistry
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN: 2058-9883
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 20 February 2019
Date of Acceptance: 23 November 2018
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2020 01:32
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/119749

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