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A cure for catalyst poisoning

Nature volume 524, pages 164165 (13 August 2015) | Download Citation

Compounds that are sensitive to the components of air are difficult to use in chemical reactions, requiring conditions that are tedious to set up. A simple, practical solution to this problem has finally been devised. See Letter p.208

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  1. Marcus E. Farmer and Phil S. Baran are in the Department of Chemistry, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA.

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