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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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I always attempt to work with ReDox first and then mitochondrial health; with improved mitochondrial health, the cell can start to operate faster, dump toxins and put stress on the ReDox system overall.
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., 2007).
The redox system of free-ion-transport (I3-/I-) functionality is proportionate with more iodide ion present in the electrolyte where the bigger diffusion of electron migration could be achieved in the oxidation and reduction process of electron regenerations.
When the direct ORP method was used with urine samples, a long time was needed to obtain a stable reading of ORP because of the limitations of the electrochemical properties of the electrode and the complexity of the redox system in urine.
It is important to note here that this is the most oxidizing redox system in living cells, which thus fulfills the energetic requirements of water splitting.
Most eukaryotic cells including RBCs have a plasma membrane redox system (PMRS) that transfers electrons from intracellular substrates to extracellular electron acceptors [26].
[N.sub.2] is used to remove dissolved [O.sub.2] of water which acts as inhibitor for the redox system, whereas catalysts are added for faster initiation.
Polyacrylonitrile was grafted onto kenaf fibers in aqueous media by ceric ion-p-xylene redox system. The graft yield dependence on p-xylene concentration in the range 1.8-45.0 A- 10-4M showed a minimum accompanied by an enhanced yield [15].
Eukaryotic cells also display an entirely distinct electron export system known as plasma membrane redox system (PMRS) which is an electron transport chain in the plasma membrane by which cells oxidize electron donors, typically NADH and/or NADPH, and transfer the resulting electrons to the extracellular acceptors.
The surface in-homogeneity of the NDCs in terms ofmicrostructural characteristics/surface functionalization is evidenced by the slight increase in the [DELTA][E.sub.p] values (10-20 mV) of [[Fe[(CN).sub.6]].sup.3-/4-] 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).