Latest Carbenes Stories
Much like two children in the back seat of a car, it can be challenging to get two catalysts to cooperate for the greater good.
Guy Bertrand's lab shows metal-free 'abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes' are stable, allowing their use in numerous catalytic chemical reactions.
Singapore scientists announced they have discovered a way to convert carbon dioxide into clean-burning methanol through a procedure that takes less energy than earlier efforts.
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have synthesized a new class of carbenes â€“ molecules that have unusual carbon atoms â€“ that is expected to have wide applications in the pharmaceutical industry, ultimately resulting in a reduction in the price of drugs.
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