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Carmen A. Vega

Carmen A. Vega: Electrochemistry

Analytical Chemistry: Electrochemistry

Email: carmenamarilis.vega@upr.edu

Office: Q-133

Ext. 3736


Research Interests:

Potentiometrics studies of thermodynamics of solutions and natural waters
Electroanalysis of organometallic compounds
Development of biofuel cells and bisensors
Cyclic voltametric studies of the interaction of antitumor drugs with DNA bases
Electrosynthesis of organic compounds
Analysis of electroactivity of Ag, Pt and glossy carbon surfaces
Kinetics and redox reactions of Cu and Fe in natural waters

Representative Publications:

Mediating effect of ferric chelate compounds in microbial fuel cells with Lactobacillus plantarum, Streptococcus lactis, and Erwinia dissolvens. Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. (1987), 17(2), 217-22.

Thermodynamics of hydrogen chloride in (25 or 50 mass per cent of propan-2-ol + water) and the standard potential of the (silver chloride + silver) electrode from 263.15 to 298.15 K J. Chem. Thermodyn. (1990), 22(4), 355-63.

Dissociation constants of primary phosphate ion for pH control in 20 and 50 mass % 1-propanol/water solvents from 37 to -10&Mac176;C. J. Chem. Eng. Data (1990), 35(4), 404-6.

Effect of ionic interactions on the rate of reduction of Cu(II) with H2O2 in aqueous solutions. J. of Solution Chemistry (1992), 21(12), 1271-1287.

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