reversible reaction

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reversible reaction

A chemical reaction which can proceed in either direction. It does not reach completion but achieves dynamic equilibrium.
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The next irreversible reaction is the conversion of fructose 1,6-bisphosphate to glucose 6-phosphate by the enzyme Fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase (FBP1).
Thus, species 1 reacts promoting the formation of species 2, in other words, following a first-order irreversible reaction 1 [right arrow] 2.
Finally, oxidation is an irreversible reaction; it is a one-way path to the demise of the material.
The shape of the voltammogram might be preliminarily attributed to an electrochemically reversible process, whilst the absence of corresponding oxidation peak in the potential range studied indicates a chemically irreversible reaction.
After the first cycle, the irreversible reaction is associated with the formation of the SEI layer [19].
Because the earlier method assumed an irreversible reaction, [k.sub.2r] is zero whereas [k.sub.5r] from the current model is 7.5 x [10.sup.-4].
After exposure, the beads undergo an irreversible reaction that increases their fluorescence.
The maximum apparent activation energy value for all processes is about 1035 kJ/mol, which approximately equals the sum of the apparent activation energy of the irreversible reaction and the enthalpy of the reversible reaction.
'Cancer drugs are toxic with irreversible reactions; pharmacists are needed in cancer patients' care to maximise benefits and reduce toxicity,' she said.

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