Borate accelerates rates of steady oxygen-isotope exchange for polyoxoniobate ions in water

Eric M. Villa, C. André Ohlin, William H. Casey

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Borate: guilty and charged! The borate ion, and possibly carbonate, enhances rates of steady oxygen-isotope exchanges at some, but not all, structural sites in polyoxometalate ions. Addition of an oxygen atom to an incoming neutral boric acid molecule (blue = boron) from a bridging oxygen atom on a decametalate ion is shown here. (Figure Presented)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8631-8634
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number29
StatePublished - Aug 2 2010
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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