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Methane storage in tea clathrates

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Methane can be stored in tea clathrates, that is kinetics of methane clathrate formation can be significantly accelerated (90% saturation uptake in 20 min) by ingredients (polyphenols and saponins) in tea infusions with a volumetric capacity of up to 172 v/v.

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The article was received on 04 Oct 2013, accepted on 22 Nov 2013 and first published on 25 Nov 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47619G
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Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 1244-1246
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    Methane storage in tea clathrates

    W. Wang, P. Zeng, X. Long, J. Huang, Y. Liu, B. Tan and L. Sun, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1244
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47619G

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