Two-stage mechanism of the dicarbollyliron redox-reaction at electrode coated with a monolayer of behenic acid and hemin

L. A. Khanova L. A. Khanova
Российский электрохимический журнал
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The dicarbollyliron (Cb2Fe-) redox reaction is studied at an amalgamated platinum electrode coated with a monolayer of behenic acid on top of which hemin is adsorbed. The redox reaction of Cb2Fe- involves two stages. First, an electrochemical reaction of adsorbed hemin proceeds, which involves the electron transfer through the dielectric monolayer; it is followed by the hemin’s chemical redox reaction with dissolved Cb2Fe-. It is shown that the adsorbed hemin transformation, no matter how small, is sufficient for the stimulation of the Cb2Fe- redox reaction.

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  • Frumkin Institute of Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr. 31, 117071, Moscow, Russia

    L. A. Khanova

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