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Kinetics of the thermal disappearance of radicals formed during the radiolysis of L-α- anhydrous asparagine

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Ana Neacsu corresponding author
Daniela Gheorghe


An EPR study of paramagnetic centers formed by irradiation of polycrystalline L-α-anhydrous asparagine (L-Asn) was performed. The EPR spectra of gamma irradiated samples at room temperature, shown the presence of three types of paramagnetic centers. A possible mechanisms of formation for the three radical species is suggested, based also on literature data. The kinetics of the disappearance of radicals during thermal annealing indicated a complex mechanism.

L-α- anhydrous asparagine, ionizing radiation, paramagnetic centers, thermal disappearance, unpaired electron

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Neacsu, A., & Gheorghe, D. (2019). Kinetics of the thermal disappearance of radicals formed during the radiolysis of L-α- anhydrous asparagine. Chemical Reports, 1(1), 13-21.


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