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Decay kinetics of sensitive bioinorganic species in a SuperFocus mixer at ambient conditions

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Abstract

We performed studies on the oxygenation of a copper(I) complex targeting the intrinsic kinetics of this reaction in a continuous flow setup. It is an example reaction for the metal-based activation of dioxygen. For these experiments we used a SuperFocus mixer, a customised micro mixer with fast mixing behaviour. By means of this setup, we were able for the first time to detect the formation and decay of a thermally very sensitive bis(μ-oxo)dicopper species at ambient temperature. Comparing these data to results from a stopped-flow setup we could confirm the performance of the SuperFocus mixer setup. The rate constant for the decay of the bis(μ-oxo)dicopper species was determined to be 0.90 s−1 using the SuperFocus mixer and to be 1.57 s−1 by stopped-flow at slightly different temperatures.

Graphical abstract: Decay kinetics of sensitive bioinorganic species in a SuperFocus mixer at ambient conditions

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The article was received on 14 Jun 2016, accepted on 22 Jul 2016 and first published on 05 Aug 2016


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C6RE00119J
Citation: React. Chem. Eng., 2016,1, 485-493
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    Decay kinetics of sensitive bioinorganic species in a SuperFocus mixer at ambient conditions

    D. Schurr, F. Strassl, P. Liebhäuser, G. Rinke, R. Dittmeyer and S. Herres-Pawlis, React. Chem. Eng., 2016, 1, 485
    DOI: 10.1039/C6RE00119J

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