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Volume 85, Issue 8


Green chemistry in Brazil

Arlene G. Corrêa
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  • Chemistry Department, Federal University of São Carlos, 13565-905 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
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/ Vânia G. Zuin
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  • Chemistry Department, Federal University of São Carlos, 13565-905 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
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/ Vitor F. Ferreira
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  • Chemistry Institute, Fluminense Federal University, 24020150 Niterói, RJ, Brazil
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/ Patricia G. Vazquez
Published Online: 2013-07-10 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1351/PAC-CON-12-11-16

The philosophy of green chemistry has been very well received in Latin America’s research and development programs. In this review we describe the green chemistry contributions of Brazilian research groups over the last three years.

Keywords: alternative energy sources; alternative solvents; biocatalysis; biofuels; biomass; catalysts; energy; green chemistry; ionic liquids; nanomaterials


International Conference on Green Chemistry (ICGC-4), IUPAC International Conference on Green Chemistry, ICGC, Green Chemistry , 4th, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 2012-08-25–2012-08-29


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Published Online: 2013-07-10

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Citation Information: Pure and Applied Chemistry, Volume 85, Issue 8, Pages 1643–1653, ISSN (Online) 1365-3075, ISSN (Print) 0033-4545, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1351/PAC-CON-12-11-16.

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