Highly efficient and stable catalyst for peroxynitrite decomposition

Y. V. Geletii, A. J. Bailey, J. J. Cowan, I. A. Weinstock, C. L. Hill

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The new cobalt substituted-polyoxometalate K7[CoAlW11O39]·15H2O and the simple CoCl2·6H2O salt are efficient catalysts for peroxynitrite decomposition. These compounds also catalyze the oxidation of ascorbic acid and the nitration of phenol by peroxynitrite.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)792-794
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Antioxidant
  • Peroxynitrite
  • Polyoxometalates

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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