Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A reducing agent.

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  • noun chemistry A reducing agent

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  • noun a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[reduct(ion) + –ant.]

Examples

  • The product consists of a mix of humic acids, algae extracts, a non-hormonal reductant plant metabolite, and vitamins.

    1. Soil constraints on sustainable plant production in the tropics.

  • This new catalyst is an aftertreatment innovation capable of functioning with either diesel fuel or E85 biofuel as the reductant, providing an option to those segments of the marketplace seeking an alternative to urea-based SCR (selective catalytic reduction) technology.

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  • Moreover, unlike the sensitivity of acute heat shock or celastrol treatment to DTT, HSF1A activation of HSF1 was not inhibited by this exogenous thiol reductant, suggesting that HSF1A does not promote HSF1 activation by inducing thiol oxidation and protein damage.

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  • Electrophoretic mobility-shift assays showed αCTD interaction with trxB promoter DNA, but addition of Spx generated a supershifted complex that was disrupted in the presence of reductant (DTT).

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  • Electrophoretic mobility-shift assays showed αCTD interaction with trxB promoter DNA, but addition of Spx generated a supershifted complex that was disrupted in the presence of reductant (DTT).

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  • Samples, blanks, and reference materials were introduced along with stannous chloride (GFS Chemicals) reductant at

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  • Electrophoretic mobility-shift assays showed αCTD interaction with trxB promoter DNA, but addition of Spx generated a supershifted complex that was disrupted in the presence of reductant (DTT).

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  • (HC-SCR), can use diesel fuel or E85 as the reductant instead of urea.

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  • Electrophoretic mobility-shift assays showed αCTD interaction with trxB promoter DNA, but addition of Spx generated a supershifted complex that was disrupted in the presence of reductant (DTT).

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  • Additional protective mechanisms involve proteins that reduce the quinone pool using NADPH as the reductant, e.g.,

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