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.
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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