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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Preparation of cyanopyridines. Merck & Co, Richard A Thompson, J Jerome Behan, July 20, 1976: US03970657 (6 worldwide citation)

Cyanopyridines are prepared by bringing a reactant stream comprising an alkyl substituted pyridine, ammonia, steam and oxygen into contact with a novel catalyst composition which results in high selectivity to the desired cyanopyridine.


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Preparation of cyanopyridines. Merck & Co, Richard A Thompson, J Jerome Behan, July 20, 1976: US03970659 (5 worldwide citation)

Cyanopyridines are prepared by bringing a reactant stream comprising an alkyl substituted pyridine, ammonia, steam and oxygen into contact with a novel catalyst composition which results in high selectivity to the desired cyanopyridine.


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Catalyst for preparation of 4-cyanothiazole. Merck & Co, David L Rose, Richard A Thompson, Harry E Westlake, October 25, 1977: US04055514 (3 worldwide citation)

4-Cyanothiazole is prepared by the catalytic vapor phase ammoxidation of 4-methylthiazole using a novel catalyst composition comprising a cobalt molybdate catalyst wetted with different levels of potassium hydroxide. The process affords high selectivity to the desired 4-cyanothiazole.


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Catalyst for preparation of 4-cyanothiazole. Merck & Co, David L Rose, Richard A Thompson, Harry E Westlake, October 25, 1977: US04055511 (2 worldwide citation)

4-Cyanothiazole is prepared by the catalytic vapor phase ammoxidation of .DELTA.3-4-methylthiazoline or 4-methylthiazole, using as catalyst a novel composition comprising a slurried chromium cobalt molybdate. The process affords high selectivity in the production of 4-cyanothiazole.


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Glenn R Elion, Arthur E Klink: Preparation of cyanopyridines. Merck & Co, Walter Patton, Richard A Thompson, J Jerome Behan, September 21, 1976: US03981879 (1 worldwide citation)

Cyanopyridines are prepared by bringing a reactant stream comprising an alkyl substituted pyridine, ammonia, steam and oxygen into contact with a novel catalyst composition which results in high selectivity to the desired cyanopyridine.