Kinetics of the Oxidation of Malate by Aqueous Iodine Induced by Manganese (VII)

R. B. KHARAT, S. BOSE
1973 Zenodo  
Department of Chemistry, Nagpur University, Nagpur Manuscript received 28 April 1971; revised 1 August 1972; accepted 1 December 1972 The reaction of malate with aqueous iodine is slow in the absence of Mn (VII). Manganese (VII) increases the rate of reaction. The induction factor, (I2)/(Mn(VII) ) of this reaction at pH-4.15 is found to be less than unity (i.e., 0.5). The rate increases with the increase in malate and Mn (II) concentration, temperature and pH. First order rate constants
more » ... with time since Mn (VII) concentration decreases with the progress of the reaction. A mechanism for the induced action of Mn (VII) has been suggested.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6420747 fatcat:avsfs6qlfzbpterg4bi2tdwfnm