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reductant

 [re-duk´tant]
the electron donor in an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

re·duc·tant

(rē-dŭk'tănt),
The substance that is oxidized in the course of reduction.

re·duc·tant

(rĕ-dŭk'tănt)
The substance that is oxidized in the course of reduction.

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During GEN2 testing, the Company decided to push the limits of the project by using only one reductant, a highly reactive carbon source, in the PUREVAP reactor.
The coded and actual values of the studied variables at various levels Code Variables Low Medium High level(-1) level(0) level(1) F1 Precursor concentration (M) 0.5 1 2 F2 Reductant concentration (v/v) 0.5% 5% 10% F3 Temperature ([sup.R"]C) 30 40 50 Table 4.
Currently, the Virginia carbonite plant is in a 24/7 production operation converting Blue Gem coal fines into an agglomerated char for testing in the alloy industry as a carbon reductant in the smelting of silicon from quartz at the West Virginia Manufacturing Plant in Alloy, West Virginia.
The reductant composition that is fed into the uf LNT is different compared to the engine out reductant composition that reached the cc LNT.
Cyclic Voltammetry experiments on the standard AgNPs (0.02 mg/mL, 20 nm AgNPs colloidal dispersion) and AgNPs samples prepared using watermelon rind extract as the reductant and stabilizing agent were carried out to confirm whether AgNPs were present in the samples prepared using the green chemistry method.
[H.sub.2] is also a good candidate for the reductant since [H.sub.2] can be converted into a proton by photocatalyst [27-36].
It was reported that plants extracts contain biomolecules including polyphenols, ascorbic acid, flavonoids, sterols, triterpenes, alkaloids, alcoholic compounds, polysaccharides, saponins, [beta]-phenylethylamines, glucose and fructose, and proteins/enzymes which could be used as reductant to react with silver ions and therefore used as scaffolds to direct the formation of AgNPs in the solution.
In order to maintain a safe turnover of the ATP and reductant pools sustained by light reaction, neutral lipid synthesis is upregulated because fatty acid production needs more ATP and reductant than other substance production in cell; neutral lipids store significantly more energy and its synthesis requires twice energy than carbohydrate or protein [30].
FRAP assay reported by Benzie and Strain (1996), and which depends upon the reduction of ferric [Fe(III)-TPTZ] to [Fe(II)-TPTZ] complex by a reductant at low pH, was adopted.
It is also concluded that extract of Conocarpus erectus leaves can be utilized as a good reductant for the non-toxic or green synthesis of metal (Ni) nanoparticles.
A gaseous reductant derived from ammonia based additives or urea is used in this system.