Chemical stability of the mutagens 3-chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone (MX) and E-2-chloro-3-(dichloromethyl)-4-oxobutenoic acid (E-MX)

Bjarne Holmbom, Leif Kronberg, Annika Smeds

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    The isomerization and degrdn. in water of the mutagenic compd. MX and its geometric isomer E-​MX was strongly dependent on the pH.  MX reacted fast with the nucleophilic sulfite and sulfide ions.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)2237–2245
    Number of pages9
    Issue number11-12
    Publication statusPublished - 1989
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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