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reductant

[ri′dək·tənt]
(metallurgy)
Coal or other reducing materials introduced in a smelting process to remove oxygen from ores or concentrates.
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[H.sub.2] is also a good candidate for the reductant since [H.sub.2] can be converted into a proton by photocatalyst [27-36].
For example, in a study [28] it was shown that 1,2,4-triazole derivatives show a good reductant activity.
Thus, it could be confirmed that NPs synthesis not only requires a reductant, but also requires the presence of stabilizer.
Tannic acid, a plant derived polyphenolic compound [11] (Figure 1), has also been exploited as a reductant of metal salt solutions.
Herein, we proposed a convenient method of introducing TP as the green reductant to synthesize AgNPs through an in situ reduction approach in PAN/dimethyl formamide (DMF) solution.
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Under these conditions, the free carboxylic groups available in gelatin act as palladium reductants in the presence of heat and produce palladium metallic nanocatalyst."
After integrating on time of observation of everyone of j--that reductants of impurity we receive allocation of cumulative concentration on all field of the decision:
A spectrophotometric technique involving the ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP) was used to quantify the antioxidants (reductants) in the dry, frozen and freeze dried berries.