Peroxyl Radicals in Aqueous Media
Oxygen is almost always present in our environment, and radicals that are formed by biochemical processes or by UV or ionizing radiation are likely to be converted into the corresponding peroxyl radicals. The living cell contains about 70% water, hence, the aqueous medium predominates. Many biologically important molecules such as DNA have an aqueous surrounding.
KeywordsPeroxyl Radical Pulse Radiolysis Kinetic Isotope Effect Diisopropyl Ether Concerted Reaction
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