reducing agents


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reducing agents

substances that act as electron contributors in a reduction reaction, e.g. glucose, creatinine, uric acid.
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A simple method was introduced for the production of copper nanoparticles having diameters of around 30 nm by reducing copper chloride using sodium citrate and myristic acid in an aqueous medium as reducing agents [106].
The relative reactivity of Fe(III) kojic acid complex has been studied by monitoring the decrease in absorbance with respect to time at different pHs and at different concentrations of the reducing agents.
EPA specifically suggested the reducing agents be available at manufacturers' dealerships, truck stops and possibly fueling stations, quick oil change shops, repair and service operations and vehicle-related retail stores.
Using environmentally benign reducing agents like ascorbic acid to avoid having to add excesses of copper is an innovative approach," he says.
V(III), Mo(VI) + Fe(II), NaI, Ti(III), and Cr(II) have been reported as reducing agents for the conversion of N02and (or) N[O.
This can occur for example, when the peroxide is mixed with the wrong material such as acids, catalysts, oxidizing or reducing agents.
The bonds can be cleaved by reducing agents (hydrogen and hydrazine), rendering the resin completely soluble.
He examines and discusses oxidants and reducing agents, emulsifiers, surfactants, leavening agents, yeast, gluten and gums.
But by breaking the bond with reducing agents such as dithiothreitol, the scientists can reopen the active site and restore most of the enzyme's bactericidal activity.
Modifying agents include alkylating, amidating, esterification, metallation, phosphorylating, sulfonating, oxidizing, and reducing agents.
Depilatories are based on alkaline reducing agents which swell the hair and break the disulfide links.
The reducing agents are typically aqueous solutions of ammonia or urea, both of which have been used to reduce N[O.