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Methods for reactive oxygen species (ROS) detection in aqueous environments
Aquatic Sciences: Research Across Boundaries
  • Justina M Burns, University of South Carolina
  • William J Cooper, University of California
  • John L Ferry, University of South Carolina
  • Whitney King, Colby College
  • Brian P DiMento, Colby College
  • Kristopher McNeill, ETH Zurich
  • Christopher J Miller, University of New South Wales
  • William L Miller, University of Georgia
  • Barrie M Peake, University of Otago
  • Steven A Rusak, University of Otago
  • Andrew L Rose, Southern Cross University
  • T David Waite, University of New South Wales
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This review summarizes direct and indirect analytical methods for the detection and quantification of the reactive oxygen species (ROS): 1O2, O2·−/HOO·, H2O2, HO·, and CO3·− in aqueous solution. Each section briefly describes the chemical properties of a specific ROS followed by a table (organized alphabetically by detection method, i.e., absorbance, chemiluminescence, etc.) summarizing the nature of the observable (associated analytical signal) for each method, limit of detection, application notes, and reaction of the probe molecule with the particular ROS.
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Burns, JM, Cooper, WJ, Ferry, JL, King, W, DiMento, BP, McNeill, K, Miller, CJ, Miller, WL, Peake, BM, Rusak, SA, Rose, AL & Waite, TD 2012. 'Methods for reactive oxygen species (ROS) detection in aqueous environments', Aquatic Sciences: Research Across Boundaries, vol. 74, no. 4, pp. 683-734.

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