It is shown that in the reaction O(1D)+H2→OH+H, the total reaction cross sections are almost entirely due to insertion and the contribution to the total cross section from abstraction is negligible. (AIP).

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Ransome, S.W., & Wright, J.S. (1982). Abstraction vs insertion in O(1D)+H2→OH+H. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 77(12), 6346–6348. doi:10.1063/1.443810