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Materials chemistry

Cooperative carbon capture

Enzymes bind carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in a highly precise way, whereas synthetic materials just passively adsorb it. Or do they? A study of compounds called metal–organic frameworks now challenges this picture. See Article p.303

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Figure 1: Similarities between Rubisco and a metal–organic framework (MOF).


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Cooper, A. Cooperative carbon capture. Nature 519, 294–295 (2015).

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