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Methods for reactive oxygen species (ROS) detection in aqueous environments

By Justina M Burns, William J Cooper, John L Ferry, Whitney King, Brian P DiMento, Kristopher McNeill, Christopher J Miller, William L Miller, Barrie M Peake, Steven A Rusak, Andrew L Rose and T David Waite


This review summarizes direct and indirect analytical methods for the detection and quantification of the reactive oxygen species (ROS): 1O2, O2·−/HOO·, H2O2, HO·, and CO3·− in aqueous solution. Each section briefly describes the chemical properties of a specific ROS followed by a table (organized alphabetically by detection method, i.e., absorbance, chemiluminescence, etc.) summarizing the nature of the observable (associated analytical signal) for each method, limit of detection, application notes, and reaction of the probe molecule with the particular ROS

Topics: Earth Sciences
Publisher: ePublications@SCU
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s00027-012-0251-x
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