Green Extraction of Natural Products: Concept and Principles
AbstractThe design of green and sustainable extraction methods of natural products is currently a hot research topic in the multidisciplinary area of applied chemistry, biology and technology. Herein we aimed to introduce the six principles of green-extraction, describing a multifaceted strategy to apply this concept at research and industrial level. The mainstay of this working protocol are new and innovative technologies, process intensification, agro-solvents and energy saving. The concept, principles and examples of green extraction here discussed, offer an updated glimpse of the huge technological effort that is being made and the diverse applications that are being developed.
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Chemat, F.; Vian, M.A.; Cravotto, G. Green Extraction of Natural Products: Concept and Principles. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 8615-8627.
Chemat F, Vian MA, Cravotto G. Green Extraction of Natural Products: Concept and Principles. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2012; 13(7):8615-8627.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chemat, Farid; Vian, Maryline Abert; Cravotto, Giancarlo. 2012. "Green Extraction of Natural Products: Concept and Principles." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 13, no. 7: 8615-8627.