• Kinetics of oxidation of glycylglycine by bromamine-T in acid medium

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      Diglycine; kinetics; oxidation; bromamine-T

    • Abstract

       

      The kinetics of oxidation of a typical dipeptide glycylglycine (GG) by bromamine-T have been studied in HClO4 medium at 40°C. The rate shows first-order dependence on [BAT]0 and is fractional order in [GG]0 which becomes independent of [substrate]0 at higher [GG]0. At [H+ ] > 0.02mol dm−3, the rate is inverse fractional in [H+ ] but is zero order at lower [H+ ] (≤0.02 mol dm−3). Variation in ionic strength or dielectric constant of the medium had no significant effect on the rate. The solvent-isotope effect was measured and$$k'_{H_2 O} /k'_{H_2 O} $$= 1.45. Proton inventory studies have been made. The reaction has been studied at different temperatures (308-323 K) and activation parameters have been computed.

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      T Asha Iyengar1 D S Mahadevappa1

      1. Department of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570 006, India
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