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Table 2 Half reactions for individual hydrocarbon compounds

From: A new model for the biodegradation kinetics of oil droplets: application to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Compound Reaction ne-
Naphthalene (C10H8) C10H8 + 20H2O → 10CO2 + 48H+ + 48e- 48
1-Methylnaphthalene (C11H10) C11H10 + 22H2O → 11CO2 + 54H+ + 54e- 54
2-Methylnaphthalene (C11H10) C11H10 + 22H2O → 11CO2 + 54H+ + 54e- 54
2-Ethylnaphtalene (C12H12) C12H12 + 24H2O → 12CO2 + 60H+ + 60e- 60
Phenanthrene (C14H10) C14H10 + 28H2O → 14CO2 + 66H+ + 66e- 56
Anthracene (C14H10) C14H10 + 28H2O → 14CO2 + 66H+ + 66e- 56
Pyrene (C16H10) C16H10 + 32H2O → + 16CO2 + 74H+ + 74e- 74
Benzene (C6H6) C6H6 + 12H2O → + 6CO2 + 30H+ + 30e- 30
Toluene (C7H8) C7H8 + 14H2O → + 7CO2 + 36H+ + 36e- 36
Xylene (C8H10) C8H10 + 16H2O → + 8CO2 + 42H+ + 42e- 42