PerspectiveChemistry

Building Molecules with Carbon Monoxide Reductive Coupling

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Science  10 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5762, pp. 790-791
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123884

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Summary

A new reaction can generate complex organic molecules from carbon monoxide. This method for creating organic materials could provide fuel and chemicals that do not depend on our dwindling petroleum supply.