Example sentences for: oxidize

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  • We predict that these proteins define a new class of chromatin-modifying enzymes that are likely to oxidize the amino groups of histones or other nuclear proteins.

  • Since oxygen was also released after humidifying a sample of Martian soil, these proposed oxidants would also oxidize water.

  • The aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) superfamily of enzymes consists of a group of NAD(P)-dependent enzymes which can oxidize a structurally diverse group of endogenous and exogenous aldehyde substrates.

  • At methane seeps, methanotrophic microbial communities inhabiting the surface sediments oxidize methane with sulfate, which results in very high sulfide fluxes [13].

  • Ferrate(VI) is a very strong oxidizing agent and will readily oxidize many organic molecules in aqueous solution [ 19 20 21 ] . High oxidation power selectivity and by-production of non-toxic Fe(III) make potassium ferrate(VI) an environmentally friendly oxidant for removal of industrial contaminants from natural waters [ 22 ] . We confirmed this degradative activity of ferrate using 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT), though a mixture of dodecane and hexadecane, as might be found within microbial membranes, was not degraded by ferrate(VI) (Figures 1and 2).

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