Natural half-times of some biological reactions in neutral solution at 25°C

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Reference Wolfenden R, Snider MJ. The depth of chemical time and the power of enzymes as catalysts. Acc Chem Res. 2001 Dec34(12):938-45. p.941 fig.4PubMed ID11747411
Primary Source For some of the sources see p. 940, right column, 3rd and 4th paragraphs
Comments Figure gives reaction half-times from 5 sec (CO2 hydration) to 1.1×10^9 years (glycine decarboxylation).
Entered by Uri M
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