16. Quinhydrones and semiquinones

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. M. Catherine Depew and
  2. Jeffrey K. S. Wan

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772126.ch3

The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988)

The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988)

How to Cite

Depew, M. C. and Wan, J. K. S. (1988) Quinhydrones and semiquinones, in The Quinonoid Compounds: Volume 2 (1988) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772126.ch3

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471919148

Online ISBN: 9780470772126

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Keywords:

  • quinone cation radicals;
  • redox properties;
  • semiquinones in micelles;
  • photosynthesis;
  • active oxygen species

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quinhydrones

  • Semiquinones

  • Metal and Organometal Semiquinone Complexes

  • Physical Chemistry of the Semiquinones

  • Other Significant Chemical and Biological Aspects of Semiquinones

  • Acknowledgements

  • References