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SELECTBIO Conferences Flow Chemistry Asia 2023


Sustainable Chemical Synthesis of High Added-Value Compounds from Renewable Sources in Flow Regime

Julio Cezar Pastre, Associate Professor, University of Campinas – UNICAMP

Raw materials from renewable sources, as well as agro-industrial waste, represent an attractive source of useful chemical functionalities. Our research group has already identified continuous flow processing as a fundamental technology for the valorization of such materials. Flow chemistry offers unique opportunities for the conversion of biomass derivatives into chemical compounds with higher-added value, since it brings numerous advantages in terms of unique process experience, scalability, and reduced environmental footprint. In this context, we will present our efforts for the synthesis of platform molecules (such as furanics) and new chemicals (monomers, nitrogenated aromatics) from biomass derivatives.

For some representative works, please see:
Marçon, H. M.; Pastre, J. C. “Continuous flow Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley reduction of HMF and Furfural using basic zirconium carbonate”. RSC Advances 2022, 12, 7980-7989.

Galaverna, R.; Fernandes, L. P.; Browne, D. L.; Pastre, J. C. “Continuous Flow Processing as a Tool for the Generation of Terpene-Derived Monomer Libraries”. Reac. Chem. Eng. 2019, 4, 362-367.

Galaverna, R.; Ribessi, R. L.; Rohwedder, J. J. R.; Pastre, J. C. “Coupling Continuous Flow Microreactors to MicroNIR Spectroscopy: Ultra-Compact Device for the Facile In-line Reaction Monitoring”. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2018, 22, 780-788.

Galaverna, R.; Breitkreitz, M. C.; Pastre, J. C. “Conversion of D-Fructose to 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural: Evaluating Batch and Continuous Flow conditions by Design of Experiments and In-line FT-IR Monitoring”. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, 6, 4220-4230.

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