Redox Proton Transfer

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Redox Proton Transfer

Postby 905373636 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:25 pm

Will we ever examine proton transfer in redox reactions and how that is linked to electron transfer, as that bit has confused me in bio classes?

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Re: Redox Proton Transfer

Postby JesseAuLec1Dis1G » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Wouldn't the element change if a proton was lost?

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Re: Redox Proton Transfer

Postby Simon Dionson 4I » Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:28 pm

Protons aren't transferred, only electrons. Protons are used to balance redox reactions in acidic solutions, however.

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Re: Redox Proton Transfer

Postby kim 2I » Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:32 pm

I'm pretty sure we will mainly focus on electron transfers in these redox reactions. I wouldn't worry too much about the protons moving around.

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