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Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Proton Transport In Aqueous Solution; Research Could Impact The Understanding Of Enzymatic Reactions And Design Materials For Fuel Cells

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July 2, 2002
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Research by an international team of chemists has shed new light on the process of transporting protons through aqueous basic solutions, invalidating some long-held misconceptions regarding proton transport and revealing that the process is more complex than ever before imagined. This research, published in the June 27th issue of Nature, builds on previous results from the same team on proton conduction through aqueous acidic solutions, which also appeared in Nature in February 1999.

Research by an international team of chemists has shed new light on the process of transporting protons through aqueous basic solutions, invalidating some long-held misconceptions regarding proton transport and revealing that the process is more complex than ever before imagined. This research, published in the June 27th issue of Nature, builds on previous results from the same team on proton conduction through aqueous acidic solutions, which also appeared in Nature in February 1999.


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New York University. (2002, July 2). Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Proton Transport In Aqueous Solution; Research Could Impact The Understanding Of Enzymatic Reactions And Design Materials For Fuel Cells. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020627005609.htm
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