Reactive Species

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Radiation Chemistry - Water Chemistry
... to radiation, the water absorbs energy, and as a result forms chemically reactive species that can interact with dissolved substances (solutes) ... state of the water, this excited state then decomposes to species such as hydroxyl radicals (HO.), hydrogen atoms (H.) and oxygen atoms (O.) ... again radiation-induced damage by reacting with the reactive species generated by the irradiation of the water ...

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    Genius detects through the fly, through the caterpillar, through the grub, through the egg, the constant individual; through countless individuals the fixed species; through many species the genus; through all genera the steadfast type; through all the kingdoms of organized life the eternal unity. Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)