Points from Foregoing Letters


    THE synthesis of a complex carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water in the presence of light, by means of a specially prepared nickel catalyst, is reported by Prof. E. C. C. Baly. The compound, when deposited on a surface, can be hydrolysed by diastase, and hence it may prove to be the parent of a starch-like substance.

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    Points from Foregoing Letters. Nature 140, 935 (1937). https://doi.org/10.1038/140935b0

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