PerspectiveChemistry

Single-Molecule Catalysis

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Science  26 Jan 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5811, pp. 470-471
DOI: 10.1126/science.1138496

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A single water molecule can act as a catalyst in a gas-phase reaction by forming a complex with a reactant that reacts faster than the "bare" reactant.

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