Dytek® MGN Methylglutaronitrile

Product Information

Molecular Structure
IUPAC Name 2-methylpentanedinitrile
CAS Number
  • 4553-62-2
Other Names
  • METHYLGLUTARONITRILE
  • 2-Methylglutaronitrile
  • 2-Methylpentanedinitrile
  • 2-methyl Pentanedinitrile
  • Dytek® MGN
Molecular Formula C6H8N2
Molecular Weight 108.144 g/mol
Description Clear, colorless liquid
Typical Composition
(wt %)
2-Methylglutaronitrile 99.5
2-Ethylsuccinonitrile 0.5
Chemical & Physical Properties

Chemical & Physical Properties

Property Name Value
Boiling Point, °C, 760 mmHg 274
Melting Point, °C (°F) –44 (-48)
Flash Point, tcc, °C (°F) 126 (259)
Specific Gravity, 25°C (77°F) 0.95
Viscosity, 25°C (77°F), cP 5.8
Applications & Uses

Applications & Uses

  • Extractive distillation
  • Extraction solvent

Hydrolysis to Methylglutaric Acid

Dytek® MGN

Pentanedioic acid, 2-methyl-

Alcoholysis to esters

Dytek® MGN
4553-62-2

2-methyl-, 1,5-dimethyl ester

14035-94-0

Cyclization to 3-methylpiperidine, beta-picoline

Dytek® MGN
4553-62-2

3-Methylpyridine
108-99-6

Synthesis of triazine derivatives

Dytek® MGN
4553-62-2

4,4'-(6-(3-cyanobutyl)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diyl)dipentanenitrile
Not Yet Determined
Further transformation of the nitrile groups to -COOH, - NH2, or -OH possible

References in Literature

References in Literature

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Title Journal or Book Year
Structural transformation, thermal endurance, and identification of evolved gases during heat treatment processes of carbon fiber polymer precursors focusing on the stereoregularity Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2017
Specialty Enzymes for Chemical Needs Quality Living Through Chemurgy and Green Chemistry 2016
Recent advances and challenges in the heterologous production of microbial nitrilases for biocatalytic applications World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2016
Inkjet Printing of Biomolecules for Biorecognition Design of Polymeric Platforms for Selective Biorecognition 2015
Chemical and enzymatic approaches to the synthesis of optically pure ethyl (R)-4-cyano-3-hydroxybutanoate Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2013

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/20686#section=Literature

Source: Springer Nature

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Patents

Patents

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Patent ID Patent Title Granted Date
US2017002112 POLYMERS FUNCTIONALIZED WITH POLYCYANO COMPOUNDS
US2017058189 HIGH-PERFORMANCE ECO-FRIENDLY NON-EMULSIFIER
US9500927 Electrochromic polyelectrolyte gel medium having improved creep resistance and associated electrochromic device 22/11/2016
US2016229803 ELECTROCHROMIC COMPOUNDS WITH IMPROVED COLOR STABILITY IN THEIR RADICAL STATES 11/08/2016
US2016130205 CATALYTIC SYSTEM FOR CROSS-COUPLING REACTIONS 12/05/2016

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/20686#section=Patents

Source: PubChem

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