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1,2-Dicarbonyl Radicals with Exceptional Physiological and Chemical Stability

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submitted on 29.07.2020 and posted on 29.07.2020 by Youngsuk Kim, Jung Eun Byeon, Gu Yoon Jeong, Seoung Su Kim, Hayoung Song, Eunsung Lee
The present manuscript describes the design, synthesis, and characterization of the most stable organic radical reported up to date.

Here we report:
▪ Synthesis and full characterization including X-ray structure of stable 1,2-dicarbonyl radicals
▪ Proposed mechanism for the formation of the presented radicals
▪ Redox reactivity of the radicals
▪ Stability of the radicals under various organic and inorganic conditions
▪ Demonstration of the radicals as potential organic radical contrast agent candidate

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

twoyoung93@postech.ac.kr

Institution

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Country

South Korea

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-7378-2301

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

A patent application has been led through POSTECH on methods and reagents presented in this manuscript.

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