The "fenton like" reaction of MoO43- involves two H2O2 molecules

Inna Popivker, Israel Zilbermann, Eric Maimon, Haim Cohen, Dan Meyerstein

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Surprisingly the oxidation of MoO43- by H 2O2 involves two H2O2 molecules. It is proposed that generally when the reaction of a reducing agent with H 2O2, to form a single electron oxidized product and a hydroxyl radical, is endothermic the reaction involves more than one H 2O2 molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16666-16668
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number48
StatePublished - 28 Dec 2013


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