What Fractionates Oxygen Isotopes During Respiration? Insights from Multiple Isotopologues and Theory

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Yeung, Laurence; Hu, Huanting; Ash, Jeanine;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.31223/OSF.IO/3FN4U
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The precise mass dependence of respiratory O2 consumption underpins the “oxygen triple-isotope” approach to quantifying gross primary productivity in modern and ancient environments. Yet, the physical-chemical origins of the key 18O/16O and 17O/16O covariations observed... View more
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