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Experientia

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 26–26 | Cite as

The formation of hydrogen peroxide during the autoxidation of ascorbic acid

  • G. Calcutt
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Keywords

Hydrogen Hydrogen Peroxide Ascorbic Acid 
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Zusammenfassung

Es konnte gezeigt werden, daß in Lösungen von Ascorbinsäure freies Wasserstoffsuperoxyd entsteht. Hiermit läßt sich wohl erklären, daß derartige Lösungen unter bestimmten Bedingungen oxydierend wirken können.

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    L. F. Hewitt,Oxidation-Reduction Potentials in Bacteriology and Biochemistry (Livingstone, Edinburgh, p. 60, 1950).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Calcutt
    • 1
  1. 1.Mount Vernon Hospital and The Radium Institute NorthwoodMiddxEngland

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