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Reaction of Cyanogen and Related Compounds with Butadiene

Nature volume 162, page 28 (03 July 1948) | Download Citation

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CYANOGEN and butadiene have been found to react at moderately high temperatures (400°–700° C.), forming as the main product 2-cyanopyridine. It has also been established that this behaviour of cyanogen may be generalized for the simple 1,3-dienes1,2.

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  1. (I.C.I. Research Fellow), Sir William Ramsay and Ralph Forster Laboratories, University College, London, W.C.1. Feb. 28.

    • G. J. JANZ
  2. Sir William Ramsay and Ralph Forster Laboratories, University College, London, W.C.1. Feb. 28.

    • P. J. HAWKINS

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