Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 245–251 | Cite as

Autoxidation of catechol(amine)s

  • M. T. I. W. Schüsler-Van Hees
  • G. M. J. Beijersbergen Van Henegouwen
  • P. Stoutenberg
Original Articles


The autoxidation of nine catecholamines and two catechols as a function of pH was studied. The reaction rate constants of the distinct charged particles, in which catechol(amine)s can appear, are proved to be independent of pH. Autoxidation appears to be a feasible system for the acquisition of data useful for structure (re)activity relationships.


Public Health Internal Medicine Catecholamine Charged Particle Catechol 
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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. T. I. W. Schüsler-Van Hees
    • 1
  • G. M. J. Beijersbergen Van Henegouwen
    • 1
  • P. Stoutenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Gorlaeus LaboratoriesSubfaculty of Pharmacy, State University of LeidenRA LeidenThe Netherlands

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