Selective formation of 1-butene in elimination of ammonia from 2-butanamine catalyzed by zirconium oxide.

@inproceedings{SatohAkira1983SelectiveFO,
  title={Selective formation of 1-butene in elimination of ammonia from 2-butanamine catalyzed by zirconium oxide.},
  author={SatohAkira and HattoriHideshi and TanabeKozo},
  year={1983}
}
Zirconium oxide catalyzed elimination of ammonia from 2-butanamine to yield 1-butene as the major product. The selective formation of 1-butene was also observed for ZnO, La2O3, ThO2, and MgO, though considerable formation of C2 and C5 hydrocarbons occurred.