Comment on conversion of nitric oxide into a nitroxide radical using 2,3-dimethylbutadiene and 2,5-dimethylhexadiene

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ESR spectroscopic evidence is given to suggest that NO2 initiates radical formation instead of the previously assumed ring-closure mechanism in the reaction of nitric oxide with 2,3-dimethyl-1,3-butadiene and 2,5-dimethyl-2,4-hexadiene.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1994


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