IJOC  Vol.3 No.3 , September 2013
Green Synthesis of Carvenone by Montmorillonite-Catalyzed Isomerization of 1,2-Limonene Oxide
ABSTRACT
Montmorillonite was considered as a good heterogeneous catalyst for the isomerization of 1,2-limonene oxide into car-venone under solvent-free condition. Both conventional heating and green activations were tested in this research. The microwave-assisted isomerization afforded carvenone in high yield within only 6 minutes.

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T. Nguyen, D. Chau, F. Duus and T. Le, "Green Synthesis of Carvenone by Montmorillonite-Catalyzed Isomerization of 1,2-Limonene Oxide," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 206-209. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2013.33027.
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