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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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.
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)
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.

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