oxidation-reduction reactions

oxidation-reduction reactions

reactions involving electron transfer; the electron donor is the reductant, which becomes oxidized while transferring electrons to the other substrate, the oxidant.
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Children and their parents created slime from glue and Borax, performed ink and candy chromatography, pushed needles through balloons and received an introduction to oxidation-reduction reactions when volunteers created a foam geyser known as elephant's toothpaste from household items.
Properties of gasoline fuel and oxidation-reduction reactions including combustion are covered, followed by an interlude on intermolecular forces with attention to how lubricants and fuel additives contribute to automotive function.
Many key biological reactions are, in fact, oxidation-reduction reactions.
1) reviews the current understanding of flavoproteins, which play a role in catalyzing oxidation-reduction reactions and in other biological activities, and have now been identified and characterized from almost every organism known.
Electrons are donated and accepted in a sequence of oxidation-reduction reactions between the complexes and cytochrome proteins.
Metal dissolution--the surface of a metal anode begins to dissolve as part of the oxidation-reduction reactions (dissolved metal remains in an anodic film)
Potassium hydroxide (KOH), which has a current usage of approximately 580,000 tons/year in the United States, is typically produced using chlor-alkali oxidation-reduction reactions that involve hazardous co-products and a byproduct of chloride gas.
Swimming Pools: a matter of balance, introduces pH, buffers and oxidation-reduction reactions within the context of managing bacterial levels in swimming pools.
Relate the oxidation-reduction reactions in plants to that in animals
Updated and expanded to cover the literature as of the end of 2005, it covers basic kinetic and mechanistic terminology and methodology, ligand substitution reactions, stereochemical change, reaction mechanism of organometallic systems, oxidation-reduction reactions, inorganic photochemistry, bioinorganic systems, and experimental methods.
NAD and NADH move hydrogen atoms back and forth between various oxidation-reduction reactions, helping to maintain balance between oxidation and reduction in the cell.
The study of oxidation-reduction reactions and their component half-reactions is a difficult topic in the freshman chemistry course.

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