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  • adj. Of, relating to, or produced by oxidation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to oxidation; accompanied by oxidation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Producing or tending to produce oxidation.

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  • adj. taking place in the presence of oxygen


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  • While normal cells use what we call oxidative phosphorylation or oxygen for producing the energy that is required for the cell function and survival. Home Page

  • This process of ATP production in the mitochondria is known as oxidative phosphorylation and takes place in the part of the mitochondria known as the electron transport chain.

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  • This entire process is known as oxidative phosphorylation.

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  • They found that it was necessary to give at least 1600 IU per day to cause a significant reduction in oxidative stress – twice that used in some of the previous clinical trials.

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  • Increasing the activity of two enzymes better known for their role in oxidative stress metabolism turns normally relaxed mice into "Nervous Nellies," according to research conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and reported in the early online edition of Nature.

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  • This damage is called oxidative because it usually originates in reactions involving oxygen.

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  • There I first became aware of the new developments in oxidative energy metabolism and the importance of high energy phosphate compounds.

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  • In addition, these hypotheses did not provide a rational explanation for the need for a membrane in oxidative and photosynthetic phosphorylation.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978 - Presentation Speech

  • The above concepts had been broadly outlined by about the middle of the 1950's, but the exact mechanisms by which electron transport is coupled to ATP synthesis in oxidative and photosynthetic phosphorylation remained unknown.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978 - Presentation Speech

  • A requisite for the establishment of a proton gradient is, of course, that the membrane itself is impermeable to protons, which explains the need for an intact membrane structure in oxidative and photosynthetic phosphorylation.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978 - Presentation Speech


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