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The Elusive Cyanoformate: An Unusual Cyanide Shuttle

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Catch me if you can: CO2 is shown to reversibly bind to CN, forming the elusive cyanoformate anion, which is on the verge of breakdown. This is a significant finding with respect to the understanding of biological processes in enzymes and for molecular CO2-based shuttle systems.

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