radical ion


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radical ion

[‚rad·ə·kəl ′ī·ən]
(chemistry)
A charged compound that has an unpaired electron; it may be either a radical cation (positively charged) or radical anion (negatively charged).
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Radical and radical ion reactivity in nucleic acid chemistry.
The rate of reaction of superoxide radical ion with oxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin.
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60~ |1~, most synthetic molecular conductors are based on the use of charged |pi~-radicals, either in the form of charge transfer salts such as TTF TCNQ or radical ion salts such as those based on the TMTSF and BEDT-TTF donors |2~.
First the polar solvent properties of water tend to promote transient radical ion formation via ionization or net electron transfers involving the oxidation or reduction of organic species and metal ions.
After setting out principles and practice, they cover the photogeneration of carbon-centered radicals, heteroatom-centered radicals, biradicals and radical pairs, radical ions, carbocations and carbanions, and cargenes and nitrenes.

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