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     The Co carbide formed by the action of CO on the Co-ThO2-kieselguhr catalyst is neither an intermediate product nor a catalyst of the synthesis of gasoline from CO and H2.  Intermediate formation of methylene radicals during this synthesis appears to be confirmed.