Table 2 Selected apparent second order rate constants for reaction of HO with biological macromolecules and antioxidants

Data from [28].

TargetApparent second order rate constant (M−1·s−1)
DNA8×108
RNA1×109
Hyaluronan7×108
Linoleic acid9×109
Collagen4×1011
Albumin8×1010
Ascorbate1×1010
GSH1.4×1010
Trolox C (water-soluble analogue of α-tocopherol)6.9×109