2018

Bright side of lignin depolymerization: toward new platform chemicals

Z Sun, B Fridrich, A de Santi, S Elangovan, K Barta
Chemical reviews 118 (2), 614-678


Complete lignocellulose conversion with integrated catalyst recycling yielding valuable aromatics and fuels

Z Sun, G Bottari, A Afanasenko, MCA Stuart, PJ Deuss, B Fridrich, K Barta
Nature Catalysis 1 (1), 82


Selective coupling of bio-derived aliphatic alcohols with acetone using hydrotalcite derived Mg-Al porous metal oxide and Raney Nickel

B Fridrich, MCA Stuart, K Barta
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering


Making single monomeric building blocks from lignin and theri further conversion into useful products

J De Vries, E Lanfranchi, P Deuss, D Janssen, K Barta
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 255


Complete conversion of lignocellulose with integrated catalyst recycling: sustainable pathways to valuable chemicals and fuels

K Barta
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 255


Cleave and couple: toward fully sustainable catalytic conversion of lignocellulose to value added building blocks and fuels

Z Sun, K Barta
Chemical Communications

2017

Pre-treatment of lignocellulosic feedstocks using biorenewable alcohols: towards complete biomass valorisation

CS Lancefield, I Panovic, PJ Deuss, K Barta, NJ Westwood
Green Chemistry 19 (1), 202-214


Phenolic acetals from lignins of varying compositions via iron (iii) triflate catalysed depolymerisation

PJ Deuss, CS Lancefield, A Narani, JG de Vries, NJ Westwood, K Barta
Green Chemistry 19 (12), 2774-2782


Direct N-alkylation of unprotected amino acids with alcohols

T Yan, BL Feringa, K Barta
Science advances 3 (12), eaao6494


The Role of Homogeneous Catalysis in the Conversion of Biomass and Biomass Derived Platform Chemicals

PJ Deuss, K Barta, S Hinze, JG de Vries
Applied Homogeneous Catalysis with Organometallic Compounds: A Comprehensive …


Novel strategies for the catalytic conversion of lignocellulose

K Barta
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 253


New fine chemical building blocks from lignin via stabilization of reactive intermediates from the C-2 acidolysis pathway

J De Vries, K Barta, P Deuss
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 253


Aromatic monomers via stabilization of reactive intermediates in the acid catalyzed depolymerization of lignin

K Barta
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 253

2016

Benzylamines via iron-catalyzed direct amination of benzyl alcohols

T Yan, BL Feringa, K Barta
ACS Catalysis 6 (1), 381-388


Mapping reactivities of aromatic models with a lignin disassembly catalyst. Steps toward controlling product selectivity

CM Bernt, G Bottari, JA Barrett, SL Scott, K Barta, PC Ford
Catalysis Science & Technology 6 (9), 2984-2994


New insights into the catalytic cleavage of the lignin β-O-4 linkage in multifunctional ionic liquid media

M Scott, PJ Deuss, JG de Vries, MHG Prechtl, K Barta
Catalysis Science & Technology 6 (6), 1882-1891


Metal triflates for the production of aromatics from lignin

PJ Deuss, CW Lahive, CS Lancefield, NJ Westwood, PCJ Kamer, K Barta, JG de Vries


Sustainable Pathways to Pyrroles through Iron‐Catalyzed N‐Heterocyclization from Unsaturated Diols and Primary Amines

T Yan, K Barta
ChemSusChem 9 (17), 2321-2325


Efficient Catalytic Conversion of Ethanol to 1-Butanol via the Guerbet Reaction over Copper-and Nickel-Doped Porous

Z Sun, A Couto Vasconcelos, G Bottari, MCA Stuart, G Bonura, C Cannilla, F Frusteri, K Barta
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5 (2), 1738-1746


Systems and Methods for the Depolymerization of a Biopolymer

K Barta, P Anastas, E Beach, T Hansen, G Warner, P Foley
US Patent App. 14/897,306


Exploring the activation parameters for lignin model compounds over Cu-doped porous metal oxide catalysts

C Bernt, H Maneesuwan, F Brunner, G Metzger, M Chui, A Tran, K Barta, P Ford
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 251


Advanced model compounds for understanding acid-catalyzed lignin depolymerization: Identification of renewable aromatics and a lignin-derived solvent

CW Lahive, PJ Deuss, CS Lancefield, Z Sun, DB Cordes, CM Young, F Tran, AMZ Slawin, JG de Vries, PCJ Kamer, NJ Westwood, K Barta
Journal of the American Chemical Society 138 (28), 8900-8911

2015

Efficient catalytic hydrotreatment of Kraft lignin to alkylphenolics using supported NiW and NiMo catalysts in supercritical methanol

A Narani, RK Chowdari, C Cannilla, G Bonura, F Frusteri, HJ Heeres, K Barta
Green Chemistry 17 (11), 5046-5057


Solvent free depolymerization of Kraft lignin to alkyl-phenolics using supported NiMo and CoMo catalysts

CR Kumar, N Anand, A Kloekhorst, C Cannilla, G Bonura, F Frusteri, K Barta, HJ Heeres
Green Chemistry 17 (11), 4921-4930


Supercritical methanol as solvent and carbon source in the catalytic conversion of 1, 2-diaminobenzenes and 2-nitroanilines to benzimidazoles

Z Sun, G Bottari, K Barta
Green Chemistry 17 (12), 5172-5181


Aromatic monomers by in situ conversion of reactive intermediates in the acid-catalyzed depolymerization of lignin

PJ Deuss, M Scott, F Tran, NJ Westwood, JG de Vries, K Barta
Journal of the American Chemical Society 137 (23), 7456-7467


Lactic acid and hydrogen from glycerol via acceptorless dehydrogenation using homogeneous catalysts

G Bottari, K Barta
Recyclable Catalysis 2 (1)


Copper–Zinc Alloy Nanopowder: A Robust Precious‐Metal‐Free Catalyst for the Conversion of 5‐Hydroxymethylfurfural

G Bottari, AJ Kumalaputri, KK Krawczyk, BL Feringa, HJ Heeres, K Barta
ChemSusChem 8 (8), 1323-1327


From models to lignin: Transition metal catalysis for selective bond cleavage reactions

PJ Deuss, K Barta
Coordination Chemistry Reviews 306, 510-532


Catalytic upgrading of sugar fractions from pyrolysis oils in supercritical mono-alcohols over Cu doped porous metal oxide

W Yin, RH Venderbosch, G Bottari, KK Krawzcyk, K Barta, HJ Heeres
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 166, 56-65

2014

Iron catalysed direct alkylation of amines with alcohols

T Yan, BL Feringa, K Barta
Nature communications 5, 5602


Catalytic conversion of nonfood woody biomass solids to organic liquids

K Barta, PC Ford
Accounts of chemical research 47 (5), 1503-1512


Tunable and Selective Conversion of 5‐HMF to 2, 5‐Furandimethanol and 2, 5‐Dimethylfuran over Copper‐Doped Porous Metal Oxides

AJ Kumalaputri, G Bottari, PM Erne, HJ Heeres, K Barta
ChemSusChem 7 (8), 2266-2275


Homogeneous catalysis for the conversion of biomass and biomass-derived platform chemicals

PJ Deuss, K Barta, JG de Vries
Catalysis Science & Technology 4 (5), 1174-1196


Depolymerization of organosolv lignin to aromatic compounds over Cu-doped porous metal oxides

K Barta, GR Warner, ES Beach, PT Anastas
Green Chemistry 16 (1), 191-196


Depolymerization of organosolv lignin using doped porous metal oxides in supercritical methanol

G Warner, TS Hansen, A Riisager, ES Beach, K Barta, PT Anastas
Bioresource technology 161, 78-83

2012

One-pot reduction of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural via hydrogen transfer from supercritical methanol

TS Hansen, K Barta, PT Anastas, PC Ford, A Riisager
Green Chemistry 14 (9), 2457-2461

2011

One-pot catalytic conversion of cellulose and of woody biomass solids to liquid fuels

TD Matson, K Barta, AV Iretskii, PC Ford
Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (35), 14090-14097

2010

Catalytic disassembly of an organosolv lignin via hydrogen transfer from supercritical methanol

K Barta, TD Matson, ML Fettig, SL Scott, AV Iretskii, PC Ford
Green Chemistry 12 (9), 1640-1647

2009

1, 1′‐Binaphthyl‐2, 2′‐diamine‐Based Chiral Phosphorous Triamides: Synthesis and Application in Asymmetric Catalysis

K Barta, M Eggenstein, M Hölscher, G Franciò, W Leitner
European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2009 (35), 6198-6204


Modular Synthesis of Novel Chiral Phosphorous Triamides Based on (S)‐N‐(Pyrrolidin‐2‐ylmethyl)aniline and Their Application in Asymmetric Catalysis

K Barta, M Hölscher, G Franciò, W Leitner
European journal of organic chemistry 2009 (24), 4102-4116

2008

A New Class of 3′‐Sulfonyl BINAPHOS Ligands: Modulation of Activity and Selectivity in Asymmetric Palladium‐Catalysed Hydrophosphorylation of Styrene

K Barta, G Franciò, W Leitner, GC Lloyd‐Jones, IR Shepperson
Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 350 (13), 2013-2023

2007

[5]Ferrocenophane based ligands for stereoselective Rh-catalyzed hydrogenation and Cu-catalyzed Michael addition

A. Almassy, K. Barta, G. Francio, R. Sebesta, W. Leitner.* S. Toma*
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18(16), 1893-1898.


Oxidative Carbonylation of Methanol to Dimethyl Carbonate by Chlorine-Free Homogeneous and Immobilized 2, 2′-Bipyrimidine Modified Copper Catalyst

S Csihony, LT Mika, G Vlád, K Barta, CP Mehnert, IT Horváth
Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications 72 (8), 1094-1106