1. Green chemical syntheses and processes : introduction / Paul T. Anastas, Lauren G. Heine, and Tracy C. Williamson -- [Pt. 1] Designing safer chemicals -- 2. Tebufenozide : a novel caterpillar control agent with unusually high target selectivity / Glenn R. Carlson -- 3. Iron-complexed dyes : colorants in green chemistry / Harold S. Freeman and Laura C. Edwards -- 4. In vivo synthesis in yeast of insect sex pheromone precursors : an alternative synthetic route for the production of environmentally benign insect control agents / Douglas C. Knipple [and others] -- 5. Chrome-free single-step in-situ phosphatizing coatings / Tao Yu [and others] -- [Pt. 2] Green chemical synthesis -- 6. Water as solvent for organic and material synthesis / Chao-Jun Li -- 7. The greening of a fundamental reaction : metal-mediated reactions in water / Chao-Jun Li -- 8. Dimethylcarbonate as a green reagent / Pietro Tundo, Maurizio Selva, and Sofia Memoli -- 9. Indium-promoted coupling reactions in water / Leo A. Paquette -- [Pt. 3] Biocatalytic production of 5-cyanovaleramide from adiponitrile / Robert DiCosimo [and others] -- 11. Bioconversion of toluene to p-hydroxybenzoate using a recombinant Pseudomonas putida / Edward S. Miller Jr. and Steven W. Peretti -- 12. Genetically engineered Saccharomyces yeasts for conversion of cellulosic biomass to environmentally friendly transportation fuel ethanol / Nancy W.Y. Ho [and others] -- 13. Bioconversion of sugar case vinasse into microbial biomass by recombinant strains of Aspergillus nidulans / André O.S. Lima and Aline A. Pizzirani-Kleiner -- [Pt. 3] Environmentally benign catalysis -- 14. Fluorous biphasic catalysis : a green chemistry concept for alkane and alkene oxidation reactions / Jean-Marc Vincent, Alain Rabion, and Richard H. Fish -- 15. Polymer-facilitated biphasic catalysis / David E. Bergbreiter -- 16. Environmentally-benign liquid-phase acetone condensation process using novel heterogeneous catalysts / A.A. Nikolopoulos [and others] -- 17. Photooxidation of toluene in cation-exchanged zeolites / A.G. Panov [and others] -- 18. Oxygenation of hydrocarbons using nanostructured TiOb2s as a photocatalyst : a green alternative / Endalkachew Sahle-Demessie and Michael A. Gonzalez -- [Pt. 4] Green solvent systems -- 19. The design of technologically effective and environmentally benign solvent substitutes / Renhong Zhao, Heriberto Cabezas, and Subba R. Nishtala -- 20. Volatile methyl siloxanes : environmentally sound solvent systems / Dwight E. Williams -- 21. Green chemistry through the use of supercritical fluids and free radicals / J.M. Tanko [and others] -- 22. Supercritical fluids as solvent replacements in chemical synthesis / Jefferson W. Tester [and others] -- 23. Expeditious solvent-free organic syntheses using microwave irradiation / Rajender S. Varma -- 24. Choosing solvents that promote green chemistry / William M. Nelson.