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  • n. Plural form of carbene.

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  • Methylene is the simplest member of a class of organic molecules known as carbenes, which contain an atom of carbon only bonded to two other atoms, in this case, a pair of hydrogen atoms.

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  • Highly reactive molecules known as carbenes have gone from unstable intermediates with nanosecond lifetimes to powerful tools in synthetic chemistry.

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  • So here we have the personal opinion of a professor in chemistry, famous for his work on carbenes, commenting on evolution and at the same time his title evolved into professor of biochemistry.

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  • But, the scientist made a BPA-free polycarbonate plastic by using chemicals called imidazoliums and N-heterocyclic carbenes to couple CO2 with "epoxide" molecules to create polycarbonate plastics.

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  • Using chemicals called imidazoliums and N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs), researchers in

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  • The scientists made carbon dioxide react by using N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs), a novel organocatalyst.

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  • In a statement, the institute said the team, led by Yugen Zhang, used N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs), an organocatalyst in the chemical reaction with carbon dioxide.

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  • In a statement, the institute said the team, led by Yugen Zhang, used N-heterocyclic carbenes

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  • The scientists started with catalysts that included a metal - either ruthenium or silver - sandwiched between molecules known as carbenes.

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  • Earlier this year, scientists led by Yugen Zhang at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore reported the use of N-heterocyclic carbenes to catalyze the transformation of carbon dioxide into methanol.

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