Thunburg technique

Thunburg technique

[′thən‚bərg tek‚nēk]
(biochemistry)
A technique used to study oxidation of a substrate occurring by dehydrogenation reactions; methylene blue, a reversibly oxidizable indicator, substitutes for molecular oxygen as the ultimate hydrogen acceptor (oxidant), becoming reduced to the colorless leuco form.
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