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Baseline isotopic data of polyhalogenated compounds Original Research Article
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Walter Vetter، نويسنده , , Wolfgang Armbruster، نويسنده , , Tatiana R. Betson، نويسنده , , Jürgen Schleucher، نويسنده , , Thomas Kapp، نويسنده , , Katja Lehnert، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2006
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The δ2H- and δ13C-values of polyhalogenated compounds were determined by EA-IRMS. Most of the compounds were related to the chloropesticides DDT and its metabolites, hexachlorocyclohexanes, and toxaphene, as well as several polybrominated compounds such as bromophenols and -anisoles. δ2H-values ranged between −235‰ and +75‰ whereas δ13C-values were found in the range −22‰ to −38‰. No correlation between δ2H- and δ13C-values could be identified. Comparative analysis clarified that bromophenols and the corresponding bromoanisoles may vary in their isotopic distribution. 2H NMR was used to quantify abundances of 2H isotopomers. Quantification of isotopomers of 2,4-dibromophenol and 2,4-dibromoanisole proved that both compounds from different suppliers do not originate from the same source. Differences in the δ2H-values of two toxaphene products were further investigated by the synthesis of products of different degree of chlorination from camphene. It was shown that the δ13C-values remained mostly unaltered as was expected since no carbon is lost in this procedure. However, the reaction products became enriched in 2H with increasing degree of chlorination. Different δ2H-values of the starting material will also impact the δ2H-values of the chlorination products.
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Isotope ratio mass spectrometry , Deuterium nuclear magnetic resonance (2H NMR) , ?13C-values , ?2H-values , Quantification of isotopomers , Isotopomer distribution , Polyhalogenated pollutants , Source ident , Chloropesticides
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Analytica Chimica Acta
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