Pine Needles, from urban waste to effective heterogeneous catalyst

27 Jul

Valorisation of urban waste to access low-cost heterogeneous palladium catalysts for cross-coupling reactions in biomass-derived γ-valerolactone. Federica Valentini,   Francesco Ferlin,   Simone Lilli, Assunta Marrocchi, Liu Ping, Yanlong Gu and Luigi Vaccaro.DOI: 10.1039/D1GC01707A

Outstanding article on Iron C–H activation

3 Feb

Our recent article on the “Waste-minimized synthesis of C2 functionalized quinolines exploiting iron-catalysed C–H activation”, Green Chem., 2021, 23, 490-495. has been selected as outstanding article by the Green Chemistry Editorial Board. Many thanks to Francois Jérôme for appreciating our work.