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Reactions CO+3H2→CH4+H2O and 2CO→CO2+C are more powerfully catalyzed by Ni(CO)4, at its decomposition temperature (150į) than by other Ni catalysts. The reaction CO+CH4→MeCHO is not catalyzed by Ni(CO)4.