A One-Pot Two-Step Approach for the Catalytic Conversion of Glucose into 2,5-Diformylfuran
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- Xiang, X., He, L., Yang, Y. et al. Catal Lett (2011) 141: 735. doi:10.1007/s10562-011-0555-9
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One-pot two-step synthesis of DFF was achieved by catalytic conversion of glucose over CrCl3·6H2O/NaBr//NaVO3·2H2O catalysts, and a DFF yield of 55% based on glucose was obtained. This glucose conversion process is characterized by the abundance and low cost of starting material and no need for HMF separation or purification.