Advances in Chemistry Research. Volume 63


James C. Taylor (Editor)

Series: Advances in Chemistry Research
BISAC: SCI013000

Advances in Chemistry Research. Volume 63 considers the recent achievements in the field of biomimetic sol-gel mineralization of natural polysaccharides for obtaining biologically active silicon-containing hydrogel materials, as well as the effect of the chirality of the main classes of biomimetics on their functional properties.

The effects of reaction conditions such as temperature, weight hour space velocity and catalyst modification using different types of metals on catalyst activity and selectivity are explored.
Following this, a review is provided on the influence of different acid types on the reaction course and selectivity of Prins cyclization of chosen aldehydes and homoallylic alcohols.
In addition, an investigation of the best methanol to olefin conversion catalyst, SAPO-34, is studied in both synthesis and metal promotion.

The penultimate chapter highlights the properties of Casuarina fruit as adsorbent material for water pollutants removal. These findings are expected to shed some light on the removal performance, as well as promising applications of Casuarina fruit-based activated carbon for wastewater treatment.

Lastly, nanoparticles of phthalic acid/aluminum nitrate are synthesized using a hydrothermal method, leading to a large quantity of CAU-10-H.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Chiral Silicon-Chitosan-Containing Glycerohydrogels Obtained by Biomimetic Mineralization
(Anna B. Shipovskaya, Tatyana G. Khonina, Yulia Yu. Zhuravleva, Olga N. Malinkina, Natalia O. Gegel, Maria V. Ivanenko, Irina V. Zudina, Elena V. Shadrina and Elena Yu. Larchenko, Department of Polymers, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia, and others)

Chapter 2. A Comparison and Assessment on Performance of Zeolite Catalyst Based Selective for the Process Methanol to Gasoline: A Review
(Ehsan Kianfar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran)

Chapter 3. Aldehydes Use: Prins Cyclization as a Useful Tool for Formation of Dihydropyranic and Tetrahydropyranic Structures
(Eliska Vyskocilova, Lada Sekerova, Eva Vrbkova, Iva Paterova and Libor Cerveny, Department of Organic Technology, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic)

Chapter 4. Enhanced Light Olefins Production via Methanol Dehydration over Promoted SAPO-34
(Ehsan Kianfar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran)

Chapter 5. Casuarina Equisetifolia Fruit: A Potential Activated Carbon Material for Water Pollutants Removal
(Fadina Amran and Muhammad Abbas Ahmad Zaini, Centre of Lipids Engineering and Applied Research [CLEAR], Ibnu-Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research, UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia)

Chapter 6. Synthesis of Characterization Nanoparticles Isophthalic Acid/Aluminum Nitrate (CAU-10-H) Using Method Hydrothermal
(Ehsan Kianfar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran, and others)


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