Autoxidation catalysis with N-hydroxyimides: more-reactive radicals or just more radicals?

@article{Hermans2007AutoxidationCW,
  title={Autoxidation catalysis with N-hydroxyimides: more-reactive radicals or just more radicals?},
  author={Ive Hermans and Pierre A. Jacobs and Jozef Peeters},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={686-90}
}
A first-principles analysis reveals that the catalytic efficiency of nitroxyl radicals in alkane oxidations is not simply correlated with their reactivity toward the substrate.