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Elusive active site in focus

The identification of the active site of an iron-containing catalyst raises hopes of designing practically useful catalysts for the room-temperature conversion of methane to methanol, a potential fuel for vehicles. See Letter p.317

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Figure 1: Conversion of methane to methanol at room temperature.


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