protonate


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protonate

[′prōt·ən‚āt]
(chemistry)
To add protons to a base by a proton source.
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This could be attributed to the catalytic nature of pTSA, which may protonate pyrrole and cause the increase in nucleophilic attack.
1] These authors found that sulfuric acid and perchloric acid in solution in anhydrous acetic acid were able to protonate a variety of weak bases such as ketones and other carbonyl compounds that do not form salts in aqueous solutions of the same acids.
However, HCI from PVC dehydrochlorination fails to protonate the PANI because the formation process of HCI and the decomposition process of PAM as well as the transfer process of decomposition products to gas phase are not coincident.
Possibly NaAc at pH 4 protonates and subsequently releases phosphate groups associated with free iron oxides and Mn oxides.