hydrogenolysis


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hy·dro·gen·ol·y·sis

 (hī′drō-jə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The breaking of a chemical bond in an organic molecule with the simultaneous addition of a hydrogen atom to each of the resulting molecular fragments.

hydrogenolysis

(ˌhaɪdrəʊdʒɪˈnɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical reaction in which a compound is decomposed by hydrogen
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Development of cerium promoted copper-magnesium catalysts for biomass valorization: selective hydrogenolysis of bioglycerol.
24) In the course of our studies for developing a protection free glycosylation by using one-step preparable glycosyl donors, we were interested in the chemical behavior of 4,6-dihydroxy-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl [beta]-glucoside and tried to prepare it by hydrogenolysis of the corresponding 4,6-dibenzyloxy derivative as a synthetic precursor.
The reaction produced involves hydrogenolysis of C-C bonds of triglycerides, which leads to a mixture of lower molecular weight alkanes by three different routes: decarbobylation, decarboxylation, and hydrodesoxygenation.
The structure was also used as a catalyst for oxidative coupling of methane and the hydrogenation and hydrogenolysis of hydrocarbons [2].
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in thirteen chapters devoted to the economics and role of hydrogen in biorefining, the general reaction mechanisms in hydrogenation and hydrogenolysis for biorefining, solvents and solvent effects in biomass conversion, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Ni catalysts are used in many industrial processes, such as hydrogenation, hydrotreating, hydrogenolysis, methanation and steam reforming of hydrocarbons [9].
5) Hydrogenolysis of carbohydrates to produce 1,2-propylene glycol ethylene glycol and glycerol, was reported in 1933.
Hydrogenolysis of organohalogen compounds over palladium supported catalysts.
The PGRS process relies on a metal-containing, carbon-based catalyst and the principles of catalytic hydrogenolysis to break one of the three carbon-oxygen bonds in the glycerol.
Kinetic resolutions and hydrogenolysis methods are also described for natural product chemists who require a handy reference in lab settings.