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the chemical reaction whereby electrons are removed (oxidation) from atoms of the substance being oxidized and transferred to those being reduced (reduction).


Contraction of oxidation-reduction. See: oxidation-reduction potential.


/re·dox/ (re´doks) oxidation-reduction.


an abbreviation for reduction-oxidation (reaction). See oxidation-reduction reaction.


Contraction of reduction-oxidation.


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Guo T, Delaune RD, Patrick WH, Jr (1997b) The effect of sediment redox chemistry on solubility/chemically active forms of selected metals in bottom sediment receiving produced water discharge.
Bartlett and James (1993), however, have suggested that the influence of pore size distribution on redox chemistry may also have implications for N mineralisation.
The step change in homogenous catalysis which this proposal seeks to bring about is to open up catalytic bond modification processes based on redox chemistry (oxidative addition/reductive elimination) to Main Group metals.
According to the Free Radical Theory of Aging (FRTA), the superoxide free radical generated as a one percent by-product of normal metabolism is converted through acid-base and redox chemistry into the more active oxidizing agent hydrogen peroxide.
Objective: Redox chemistry provides the fundamental basis for numerous energy-related electrochemical devices, among which Li-ion batteries (LIB) have become the premier energy storage technology for portable electronics and vehicle electrification.