Hill reaction


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Hill reaction

[′hil rē‚ak·shən]
(biochemistry)
The release of molecular oxygen by isolated chloroplasts in the presence of a suitable electron receptor, such as ferricyanide.
(organic chemistry)
Production of substituted phenylacetic acids by the oxidation of the corresponding alkylbenzene by potassium permanganate in the presence of acetic acid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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