Title: Base-free glucose oxidation using air with supported gold catalysts

Authors (11): P. J. Miedziak, H. Alshammari, S. A. Kondrat, T. J. Clarke, T. E. Davies, M. Morad, D. J. Morgan, D. J. Willock, D. W. Knight, S. H. Taylor, G. J. Hutchings

Themes: Energy (2014)

DOI: 10.1039/c4gc00087k

Citations: 70

Pub type: article-journal

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Issue: 6


Publication date(s): 2014 (online)

Pages: 3132-3141

Volume: 16 Issue: 6

Journal: Green Chemistry

Link: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2014/GC/C4GC00087K

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4GC00087K

We report the selective oxidation of glucose to gluconic acid under mild conditions and show that if a basic support is used then the reaction can be carried out without the addition of sacrificial base or pH control.

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