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      Eco-friendly; kinetic separation; indium chloride; cis-/trans-limonene oxide; cis-/trans-carvomenthene oxide; water.

    • Abstract


      Kinetic separation of trans-limonene oxide and trans-carvomenthene oxide was achieved in high yield by selective ring opening of their cis-epoxides in the presence of InCl3 catalyst in water. Catalytic activity of InCl3 was conserved up to 10 cycles. Nucleophilic addition of methanol in presence of InCl3 was also selective as cis-epoxides preferentially reacted leaving behind trans-epoxides, which were separated by fractional distillation.

    • Author Affiliations


      S Chandrappa Santosh Kumar1 Javagal Rangaswamy Manjunatha1 Pullabhatla Srinivas1 Bheemanakere Kemapaiah Bettadaiah1

      1. Plantation Products, Spices and Flavour Technology Department, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore 570 020, India
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