Recent Advances on Cellulose Sulfuric Acid as Sustainable and Environmentally Benign Organocatalyst for Organic Transformations

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Author(s): Shalini Agarwal, Ankit Lathwal, Mahendra Nath*

Journal Name: Current Organocatalysis

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Cellulose sulfuric acid has proved its competence as a potential bio-compatible, non-toxic and inexpensive heterogeneous solid acid catalyst in synthetic organic chemistry. Owing to its remarkable properties such as non-hygroscopic nature, recyclability, superior catalytic activity and high stability it has been actively explored as an efficient and biodegradable organocatalyst in diverse chemical transformations of synthetic relevance. This review attempts to summarize a significant advancement and catalytic applications of cellulose sulfuric acid for the synthesis of plethora of biologically relevant organic molecules

Keywords: Biodegradable catalyst, cellulose sulfuric acid, heterogeneous solid acid catalyst, non-toxic, recyclability and synthesis

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DOI: 10.2174/2213337207999200728151811
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