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Oxidation-Reduction

"Oxidation-Reduction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oxidation-Reduction" by people in this website by year, and whether "Oxidation-Reduction" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 325 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2003 and 2004
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