coupled reaction


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coupled reaction

[′kəp·əld rē′ak·shən]
(chemistry)
A reaction which involves two oxidants with a single reductant, where one reaction taken alone would be thermodynamically unfavorable.
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The Vitros lactate method is also based on a lactate oxidase/peroxidase coupled reaction.
To consider the influence of the proteolytic peptidylprolyl fragment, which is produced in large amounts in the fast phase of the coupled reaction, we investigated the influence of succinyl-Ala-Ala-Pro-Phe-OH on the PPIase activity of a mixture of 10 sera and in a separate experiment with purified Cyp18 and FKBP12.
The coupled reactions were investi-gated kinetically in regards to the influence of air moisture diffusion, the type of illumination device, and the effect of film thickness.