auto-oxidation


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auto-oxidation

/au·to-ox·i·da·tion/ (aw″to-ok″sĭ-da´shun) spontaneous direct combination, at normal temperatures, with molecular oxygen.

auto-oxidation

see autoxidation.

autoxidation, auto-oxidation

the spontaneous reaction of a compound with molecular oxygen at room temperature.
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In addition, prolonged incubations can result in the auto-oxidation of the substrate and condensation of the resulting quinone with tannable proteins to give a brown coloration, thereby producing a false positive pseudo-enzyme reaction (Nellaiappan & Vinayakam 1986).
The product protects carotenoids in aqueous systems and is more effective than existing rosemary extracts in auto-oxidation models of oils.
Measured physical properties of the printed sheet follow the same trends as what is measured by observing the amount of auto-oxidation of the production sheet.
Over longer periods of time at ambient temperature polymers also deteriorate in the solid state through auto-oxidation and photo-oxidation.
The CL emission is linked to the ongoing oxidation reaction via the radical chain character of the auto-oxidation process (see Figure 2), which at least for saturated carbon bonds is regarded as the dominating mechanism.
Pigmentation is also prevented by inhibiting auto-oxidation of dopa and suppressing inflammatory reactions such as erythema following UV irradiation.
This strongly supports our theory about auto-oxidation processes in sawdust and pellets.
renewable resources action group, that this is due to the auto-oxidation drying potential of vegetable oil and vegetable fatty acids.
A mechanism of the PPD acting as auto-oxidation chain-breaker is shown in figure 4 (ref.
FMC was the last North American producer to offer high-strength hydrogen peroxide before the electrolytic manufacturing process was supplanted by the lower cost Auto-Oxidation ("AO") process.
Metal deactivation protects polymers from the auto-oxidation that can occur as a result of the presence of trace metals in catalyst residues.
The cosmetic use of lemon oil should, therefore, be carefully specified for its geraniol and citral content, d-Limonene can undergo auto-oxidation in the presence of air, forming a variety of oxygenated terpenes that can cause strong contact dermatitis, d-Limonene should be avoided in cosmetic formulations that may contain oxidizing ingredients.