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    • Keywords

       

      2-Nitrobenzidine; voltammetric techniques; reduction mechanism; electroreduction

    • Abstract

       

      The electroreduction of 2-nitrobenzidine (2-NB) in buffered methanol-water mixtures in the composition range 20–80% (v/v) and pH range 2.80–12.00 gave a single six-electron diffusion-controlled irreversible wave. On the basis of the results obtained, a diphenoquinone-diimine intermediate is suggested in the mechanism of 2-NB reduction in methanol-water mixtures.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      S Aravamuthan1 M S Sashidar1 C Kalidas1 C S Venkatachalam1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - 600036, India
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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