An intermediate with a copper-carbon bond formed by the reaction of copper ions with ·CH2CO2H radicals in aqueous solutions

Mira Freiberg, Dan Meyerstein

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Abstract

The radical ·CH2CO2- reacts with Cu2+ (aq) forming an unstable intermediate with a specific rate of (6·4 ± 1·5) × 108 1 mol-1 s-1; the intermediate, Cu-CH2CO2+, decomposes via a first-order process with k 2·8 ± 0·3 s-1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-128
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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