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Challenge Green Chemistry Process
Green Chemistry Process
STATUS: Awarded
Active Solvers: 220
Posted: Feb 26 2010
Challenge ID: 9232023
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An environmentally friendly method for converting a di-olefin to a mono-alcohol is desired.
An environmentally friendly method for converting a di-olefin to a mono-alcohol is desired.
A viable process to convert a specific di-olefin (A) to a specific mono alcohol (B) in high yield is desired. The process should attempt to use commercially available catalysts and green chemistry principles. If the catalyst and process are not commercial, then a clear definition of how commercial viability can be achieved should be provided.

(A)                                                                                                    (B)
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