Oxidation of ascorbic acid by a (salen)ruthenium(vi) nitrido complex in aqueous solution

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15799-15802
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number99
Online published5 Nov 2014
Publication statusPublished - 25 Dec 2014

Abstract

The oxidation of ascorbic acid (H2A) by [RuVI(N)(L)(MeOH)]+ in aqueous acidic solutions has the following stoichiometry: 2[RuVI(N)] + 3H2A → 2[RuIII(NH2-HA)]+ + A. Mechanisms involving HAT/N-rebound at low pH (≤2) and nucleophilic attack at the nitride at high pH (≥5) are proposed.

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Oxidation of ascorbic acid by a (salen)ruthenium(vi) nitrido complex in aqueous solution. / Wang, Qian; Man, Wai-Lun; Lam, William W. Y.; Lau, Tai-Chu.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 50, No. 99, 25.12.2014, p. 15799-15802.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journal