Chapter 5. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions

  1. Prof. Ralph G. Wilkins

Published Online: 2 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600825.ch5

Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition

Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Wilkins, R. G. (1991) Oxidation-Reduction Reactions, in Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Transition Metal Complexes, 2nd Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600825.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of Warwick, Dept. of Chemistry, Coventry CV4 7AL, Great Britain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527282531

Online ISBN: 9783527600823

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Keywords:

  • redox reactions;
  • outer sphere reactions;
  • Marcus expression;
  • inner sphere reactions;
  • bridging ligand;
  • stereoselectivity;
  • electron transfer;
  • metal complexes;
  • reducible ligands;
  • proteins

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Characteristics

  • Classification of Redox Reactions

  • Characterization of Mechanism

  • Outer Sphere Reactions

    • The Applications of the Marcus Expression

  • Inner Sphere Redox Reactions

  • The Bridging Ligand in Inner-Sphere Redox Reactions

  • Some Other Features of Redox Reactions

    • Mixed Outer- and Inner-Sphere Reactions

    • Two-Electron Transfer

    • Redox Catalyzed Substitution

    • Stereoselectivity

  • Intramolecular Electron Transfer

    • Between Two Metal Centers

    • Metal Complexes with Reducible Ligands

    • Induced Electron Transfer

  • Electron Transfer in Proteins

  • The Future