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The Pathway of Carbon in Nature

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Science  16 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5780, pp. 1605-1606
DOI: 10.1126/science.1128966

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Summary

A complex web of reactions leads from primary biological products to the organic debris found in sediments and rocks. A new study shows that abiotic reactions play an important role.