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oxidant

[′äk·səd·ənt]
(chemistry)
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However, research on the influence of oxidants on antigen-antibody-binding activity has been rarely reported.
A higher level of anti-oxidants ironically increases the cancer cells production of oxidants and ROS to counter them, and there is a high probability of the growth to continue.
In situ chemical oxidation, chemical oxidants are applied to sub-surface to rapidly degrade pollutants.
Of course, if the antioxidants were to join forces with the antibiotics, it could force the oxidants into an alliance with the probiotics, leading to a drastic increase in tension.
It uses salt, water and power to generate on-site oxidants, eliminating the use and transportation of toxic chemicals.
In oxide oxidants solubility determines it's concentration gradient at interface "gas-oxide surfaces".
At the beginning of the study, based on analysis of urine samples, northern Europeans had higher levels of oxidants than did southern Europeans, whose diet is decidedly Mediterranean.
There is evidence that inhaled oxidant pollutants produce oxidative stress coupled with up-regulation of inflammatory cytokine production in the airways of asthmatics.
The team also exposed several colonies of both strains to human neutrophils, immune system cells that kill bacteria by blasting them with oxidants.
The LR team questioned whether oxidants were causing the reaction in their experiment, as the GEX team had suggested.
MIOX Corporation (Albuquerque, New Mexico) reports that it has been chosen by the Army's Tank Automotive Command to replace the current disinfection agent with on-site generation of mixed oxidants on all existing and future ROWPU systems.
Oxygen and hydrogen peroxide have always been technologically attractive oxidants to the pulp and paper industry, with their significance becoming of increasing important as environmental regulations become more stringent.