Asc.- radical dissociates to AscH- and DeHA

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R-HSA-9640302
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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The ascorbate radical (Asc.-) easily donates an electron, forming a stable radical which dissociates into ascorbate (AscH-), the dominant form at physiological pH, and dehydroascorbate (DeHA). This reaction is the basis for its antioxidant properties (Du et al. 2013).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
22728050 Ascorbic acid: chemistry, biology and the treatment of cancer

Du, J, Cullen, JJ, Buettner, GR

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2012
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