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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 279-283

Kinetics of Oxidation of Glutathione by Micelle Trapped Tris(benzhydroxamato)iron(III)

B. L. Hiran,1 S. S. Dulawat,2 Renu Rathore,1 and Neeru Rathore1

1Chemical Kinetics Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University College of Science, M. L. S. University, Udaipur (Raj) 313 001, India
2Department of Chemistry, B. N. P. G. College, Udaipur, India

Received 31 July 2006; Revised 13 October 2006; Accepted 1 November 2006

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Kinetics of the oxidation of glutathione (GSH) by micelle Sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS) trapped tris(benzhydroxamato)iron(III) (TBH) at pH 3.3 and at 298 K has been described. The reaction is first order in TBS and GSH. Increase in pH decreased the rate. Order in H+ is one The reaction between TBH and GSH on micellar surface (Stern layer) differs from that occurring in bulk aqueous phase in absence of micelle (SDS). Reactive FeL3 species on micellar surface is FeL2+.