Reports

Chlorophyll-Sensitized Photoreduction in the Thionine-Ferrous System

Science  29 Apr 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3409, pp. 1314-1315
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3409.1314-a

Abstract

The reduction of thionine in aqueous solution to leucothionine by ferrous ions in light can be sensitized by chlorophyll in the colloidal state, as obtained by diluting alcoholic solution with water.

Related Content