Patent Number: 6,307,100

Title: Catalytic oxidation of hydrocarbons

Abstract: Disclosed are catalysts useful for catalyzing the synthesis of adipic acid from cyclohexane and oxygen. Also disclosed are methods of making the catalysts, methods of using the catalysts to catalyze the production of adipic acid from cyclohexane and oxygen, and kits containing the catalysts.

Inventors: Richardson; David (Gainesville, FL), Xu; Cheng (Lawrenceville, NJ), Abboud; Khalil (Gainesville, FL), Weakley; Garry K. (Gainesville, FL)

Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation

International Classification: B01J 31/18 (20060101); B01J 31/16 (20060101); C07C 51/16 (20060101); C07C 51/31 (20060101); C07C 051/31 (); C07C 055/14 (); B01J 031/00 (); B01J 037/00 (); C07B 033/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018