photoreduction


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photoreduction

[‚fōd·ō·ri′dək·shən]
(chemistry)
A chemical reduction that is produced by electromagnetic radiation. Also known as photochemical reduction.
(physical chemistry)
Addition of one or more electrons to a photoexcited chemical species.
Photochemical hydrogenation of a substance.
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Methylglyoxal functions as hill oxidant and stimulates the photoreduction of O (2) at photosystem I: a symptom of plant diabetes.
Our preliminary study appears to suggest that Hg(II)-humic acid complexes probably would not be the major species that are prone to the photoreduction; hence, under the experimental conditions, Hg(II) probably may not be significantly reduced through primary photoreduction.
36) provided a new mechanism of benzophenone (BP) photoreduction in photoinitiated crosslinking of polyethylene and its model compounds.
And their light-response mechanism is proposed to result from photoreduction of a protein-bound flavin chromophore through intramolecular electron transfer.
Chloroplasts were isolated from UVR-exposed plants and their photoreduction performances were measured.
In these researches, MEMS nanocomposit layers were formed from PVP and Ag/PVP thin films with plasmonic properties by spin-coating and photoreduction.
is produced by photoreduction of oxygen at photosystem I (PSI) and photosystem II (PSII) (Iturbe-Ormaetxe et al.
One unit is equal to the amount of enzyme causing 50% inhibition of the NBT photoreduction.
The activity of SOD was determined by measuring its ability to inhibit the photoreduction of nitro blue tetrazolium (NBT; 2,2'-di-p-nitrophcnyl-5,5'-diphenyl-[3,3'-dimethoxy-4,4'-diphenylene] ditetrazolium chloride) following the method of Giannopolitis and Ries (1977).
The coating does not undergo photoreduction, degradation, or color change when exposed to intense UV irradiation (4 mW/[cm.