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Resonance in Ascorbyl Radical (Vitamin-C Radical)

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Write the resonance structures that explain why the radical formed when vitamin C (ascorbic acid) loses a proton and an electron is so stable?

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The resonance strucures of the ascorbyl radical are shown.

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