An Overview of Green Solvents in Sustainable Organic Synthesis


An Overview of Green Solvents in Sustainable Organic Synthesis

D. Devi Priya, Selvaraj Mohana Roopan

The developing awareness with the demanding requirement for greener, more sustainable innovations has concentrated on the utilization of molecule proficient reactant techniques used for new synthetic compounds and drugs. The use of alternative reaction agents for green, sustainable organic synthesis is reviewed in this chapter. ”The best solvent is no solvent’’ however, on the off chance that a solvent is required at that point water is a considerable solvent to suggest and catalysis in aqueous biphasic systems. To overcome the acceptable disadvantages of regular natural solvents (harmfulness, non-biodegradability, combustibility, and gathering in the climate), significant emphasis has been given to the substitution of conventional organic solvents by green solvents. In this essence, the safe, non-toxic, bio sustainable and low-cost reaction solvent is a significant objective in natural synthesis. Research concerning green solvents is centered on diminishing natural harms with the utilization of green solvents in natural science. Thus, there have been considerable developments of solvent-free procedures and in addition more effective reuse of conventions in the most recent decades. However, these methodologies have their barriers. Therefore, the emphasis has been on developing reactions utilizing water, ionic liquids, natural carbonates, supercritical carbon dioxide, and in addition bio-solvents rather than regular natural solvents. Along these lines, this special topic on “An overview of green solvents in sustainable organic synthesis” has been expected to exhibit various sub-zones of organic synthesis in green solvents.

Bio-Based Solvents, Water, Ionic Liquids, Sustainable Organic Synthesis

Published online 5/25/2019, 22 pages

Citation: D. Devi Priya, Selvaraj Mohana Roopan, An Overview of Green Solvents in Sustainable Organic Synthesis, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 50, pp 125-146, 2019


Part of the book on Industrial Applications of Green Solvents

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