Coating with mesoporous silica remarkably enhances the stability of the highly active yet fragile flower-like MgO catalyst for dimethyl carbonate synthesis.

Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)

PubMedID: 23727945

Cui ZM, Chen Z, Cao CY, Song WG, Jiang L. Coating with mesoporous silica remarkably enhances the stability of the highly active yet fragile flower-like MgO catalyst for dimethyl carbonate synthesis. Chem Commun (Camb). 2013;49(54):6093-5.
Flower-like MgO is a highly effective catalyst for the synthesis of dimethyl carbonate through the transesterification method, and coating the catalyst with mesoporous silica significantly enhances the stability of the MgO catalyst.