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Noun1.oxidoreduction - 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 system comprises an electrolytic tank, which generates easily decomposed intermediates by forming hypochlorous acids through the addition of salt and oxidizing organic substances, and a catalytic tank, which gasifies and decomposes the intermediates and surplus hypochlorous acids by means of oxidoreduction reactions.
The oxidoreductase, 17[[beta]-HSD, is known to catalyse oxidoreduction of estradiol 17[beta] and estrone, thus participating in the biosynthesis of steroid hormones (21,22).