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(Chemistry) (modifier) another term for oxidation-reduction
[C20: from red(uction) + ox(idation)]


a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.
Also called redox.
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Noun1.redox - a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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The glutathione (GSH)-glutathione disulfide (GSSG) redox system in fungi and yeasts plays a fundamental role in cell homeostasis and is also considered as index of oxidative damage (Valko et al.
The redox system was placed in between as figured in Figure 1 and encapsulation of the liquid take place where PU is highly adhesive when prepared with solvent to visualize the encapsulation method.
Most eukaryotic cells including RBCs have a plasma membrane redox system (PMRS) that transfers electrons from intracellular substrates to extracellular electron acceptors [26].
2] of water which acts as inhibitor for the redox system, whereas catalysts are added for faster initiation.
To combat deleterious effects of ROS, cells have evolved an intrinsic antioxidant defense network that consists of a glutathione redox system, comprised of reduced glutathione (GSH) and two important enzymes, glutathione reductase and glutathione peroxidase (Gpx1).
Polyacrylonitrile was grafted onto kenaf fibers in aqueous media by ceric ion-p-xylene redox system.
Because of lacking of GR and TrxR in trypanosomatids, TR is a key enzyme which connects the NADPH and the thiol-based redox system (5).