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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 449-452

Novel and Efficient Procedure for the Preparation of Two Pyridine Dicarboxylic Acid Derivatives

G. U. Guoliang and L. U. Ming

Chemical Engineering College, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing-210094, China

Received 9 May 2010; Accepted 20 July 2010

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New strategies for the synthesis of two pyridine dicarboxylic acid derivatives namely; 4-(2-(2,6-dicarboxypyridin-4-yl)vinyl)pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid and 2,6-bis(2-(2,6–dicarboxy-pyridin-4-yl)vinyl)pyridine have been described. New oxidant used is a good example of green chemistry technology and the synthesis procedure harvest a high-purity product at a high yield.