DOI: 10.1039/d3ra04058e ISSN:

Synthesis of biofuel precursors from benzaldehyde and cyclopentanone via aldehyde–ketone condensation in a deep eutectic solvent system

Yunqi Cao, Fang Liu, Yunyun Liu, Qiang Yu
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Chemistry

A novel catalytic system consisting of a deep eutectic solvent and SnCl4 (ChCl/Fa–SnCl4) was successfully developed to synthesize biofuel precursors (C12 and C19) through aldehyde–ketone condensation of benzaldehyde (BD) and cyclopentanone (CPO).

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