Elucidating the reaction mechanism of a catalytic process is very challenging. Now, advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance experiments demonstrate the importance of oxygenates to regulate the conversion of synthesis gas over an oxide–zeolite-based bifunctional catalyst material.
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Baldus, M., Weckhuysen, B.M. Giving oxygenates a new spin. Nat Catal 5, 584–585 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41929-022-00819-x