Bio-inspired CO2 conversion by iron sulfide catalysts under sustainable conditions.

@article{Roldan2015BioinspiredCC,
  title={Bio-inspired CO2 conversion by iron sulfide catalysts under sustainable conditions.},
  author={A Roldan and Nathan Hollingsworth and Anna Roffey and Husn-Ubayda Islam and Josephine B. M. Goodall and C. Richard A. Catlow and Jawaad A. Darr and Wim Bras and Gopinathan Sankar and Katherine B. Holt and Graeme Hogarth and Nora Henriette de Leeuw},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2015},
  volume={51 35},
  pages={
          7501-4
        }
}
The mineral greigite presents similar surface structures to the active sites found in many modern-day enzymes. We show that particles of greigite can reduce CO2 under ambient conditions into chemicals such as methanol, formic, acetic and pyruvic acid. Our results also lend support to the Origin of Life theory on alkaline hydrothermal vents. 

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