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The Top 10 Green Chemistry Journal Articles of 2017

Blog Post created by ACS Green Chemistry Institute® on Dec 4, 2017

Recently, we posted the top 10 most downloaded 2017 articles from the ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering Journal. Here we are featuring the articles with the most downloads in 2017 from the Royal Society of Chemistry's journal, Green Chemistry.



Baochen Cui, Jianhua Zhang, Shuzhi Liu, Xianjun Liu, Wei Xiang, Longfei Liu, Hongyu Xin, Matthew J. Lefler and Stuart Licht.

Electrochemical Synthesis of Ammonia Directly from N2 and Water Over Iron-Based Catalysts Supported on Activated Carbon  

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 298-304       

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02386J



Simelys Hernández, M. Amin Farkhondehfal, Francesc Sastre, Michiel Makkee, ***** Saracco and Nunzio Russo. 

Syngas Production from Electrochemical Reduction of CO2: Current Status and

Prospective Implementation  

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (10), pp 2326-2346  

DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00398F



Wei Fang, Sheng Yang, Xi-Luan Wang, Tong-Qi Yuan and Run-Cang Sun.

Manufacture and Application of Lignin-Based Carbon Fibers (LCFs) and Lignin-Based Carbon Nanofibers (LCNFs)

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (8), pp 1794-1827   

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC03206K



Chunmei Li, You Xu, Wenguang Tu, Gang Chen and Rong Xu

Metal-Free Photocatalysts for Various Applications in Energy Conversion and Environmental Purification           

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (4), pp 882-899       

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02856J



Zhuofeng Hu, Zhurui Shen and Jimmy C. Yu.

Phosphorus Containing Materials for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution   

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (3), pp 588-613

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02825J



Patrick A. Julien, Cristina Mottillo and Tomislav Friščić.

Metal–Organic Frameworks Meet Scalable and Sustainable Synthesis      

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (12), pp 2729-2747 

DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01078H



Lianqin Wang, Emanuele Magliocca, Emma L. Cunningham, William E. Mustain, Simon D. Poynton, Ricardo Escudero-Cid, Mohamed M. Nasef, Julia Ponce-González, Rachida Bance-Souahli, Robert C. T. Slade, Daniel K. Whelligan and John R. Varcoe.

An Optimized Synthesis of High Performance Radiation-Grafted Anion-Exchange Membranes   

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (3), pp 831-843

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02526A



Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Sutha Shobana, Wei-Hsin Chen, Quang-Vu Bach, Sang- Hyoun Kim, A. E. Atabani and Jo-Shu Chang.

A Review of Thermochemical Conversion of Microalgal Biomass for Biofuels: Chemistry and Processes           

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 44-67

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01937D



Roger A. Sheldon.

The E Factor 25 Years On: the Rise of Green Chemistry and Sustainability

Green Chem., 2017, 19 (1), pp 18-42

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02157C



Fei Guo and Per Berglund.

Transaminase Biocatalysis: Optimization and Application

Green Chem., 2017,19 (2), pp 333-360

DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02328B






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