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Methanol from CO2 and H2

Posted by naturalproductman on November 8, 2011

Melanie Sanford and colleague have come up with a recipe to convert carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas to methanol using three different catalysts.  The set up is interesting of course because it’s not your typical round bottom flask reaction – they used a pressure vessel containing the catalysts and added CO2 and H2.

methanol

JACS paper

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