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Title: A marine sink for chlorine in natural organic matter [Natural chlorination of marine organic matter]

Chloride, Cl , is the most abundant solute in seawater, amounting to 55% of ions by weight. Cl is more difficult to oxidize than bromide, and marine halogenating enzymes tend to be bromoperoxidases that are incapable of forming organochlorines. Consequently, most halogenated natural products identified in the marine environment are organobromines. Known exceptions include small quantities of volatile chlorocarbons emitted by marine algae and dissolved chlorinated benzoic acids.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [3] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY (United States)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. Univ. of Maine, Walpole, ME (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-108479-2015-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 1752-0894; R&D Project: LS001
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Geoscience
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1752-0894
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE
OSTI Identifier:
1341508