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Deuterated Water Effects on Acid Ionization Constants

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Science  22 Mar 1963:
Vol. 139, Issue 3560, pp. 1198-1203
DOI: 10.1126/science.139.3560.1198

Abstract

Linear relations of the form ΔpK = pKD - pKH = a + b pKH relating ionization constants of acids in light and heavy water must have the same slope b for any kind of acid unless the previously unconsidered charge type is important or this equation is not valid.

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