Unexpected nitrile formation in bio-based mesoporous materials (Starbons®)

Jennifer Attard, Roxana Milescu, Vitaliy Budarin, Avtar S. Matharu, James H. Clark*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The bio-based mesoporous materials made from polysaccharides,
Starbons® can be modified by two different routes to give high
levels of N-content, unexpectedly including significant quantities
of nitrile groups which can improve the materials performance in
applications including metal capture.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)686-688
Number of pages3
JournalChemical communications
Issue number6
Early online date20 Dec 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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