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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chemical prefix signifying that the compound to which it is prefixed contains either two oxygen atoms or two oxygen atoms additional to another compound. Thus, succinic acid has the formula C4H6O4, and dioxy-succinic acid has the formula C4H6O6.

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  • Developer D (Bayer) is dioxy-naphthalene-sulpho acid, and simply requires dissolving in water to make the bath.

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  • L.A.; Salzman, A.L.: Nitric oxide dioxy - genase: an enzymic function for flavohemoglobin.

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  • Campbell, A.L.; Neidle, E.L.: Similarities between the antABC - encoded anthranilate dioxygenase and the benABC-encoded benzoate dioxy - genase of Acinetobacter sp. strain ADP1.

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  • Oxidation of aliphatic olefins by toluene dioxy - genase: enzyme rates and product identification.

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  • 1, 173-183 (1994) [6] Gassner, G.T.; Ballou, D.P.; Landrum, G.A.; Whittaker, J.W.: Magnetic circular dichroism studies on the mononuclear ferrous active site of phthalate dioxy - genase from Pseudomonas cepacia show a change of ligation state on sub - strate binding.

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  • 727-734 (1994) [13] Cidaria, D.; Deidda, F.; Bosetti, A.: A rapid method for naphthalene dioxy - genase assay in whole cells of naphthalene cis-dihydrodiol dehydrogenase blocked Pseudomonas fluorescens: screening of potential inducrs of dioxye - nase activity.

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