Example sentences for: oxidants

How can you use “oxidants” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • . For ease of study in the laboratory, the stress responses are often provoked by the external addition of chemical oxidants that specifically elevate the levels of reactive oxygen species within cells, or by the use of mutant strains that disrupt the normal “homeostatic mechanisms” for removing reactive oxygen species or the damage they do.

  • The cytoprotection activity of antioxidants, cat's claw, green tea and vitamin C, was investigated against the toxicity of the oxidants (DPPH, H 2 O 2 , and peroxynitrite) using acridine orange staining as a means of confirming the absence or presence of apoptosis by morphological criteria.

  • Yet it is important to note that not all cysteinyl residues of proteins are readily oxidized by oxidants such as H 2 O 2 . We do not currently understand all of the features that determine the reactivity of a particular thiol to H 2 O 2 (Poole et al.

  • It has been suggested that NO could inhibit the transcription/translation of adhesion molecules through either scavenging of signal oxidants produced in response to cytokines, or through covalent modification of polypeptides in the signaling pathway, like IkB.

  • It is generally thought that the reactivity observed by the Viking biology experiments was caused by one or more inorganic oxidants present in the soil, and was ultimately produced by ultraviolet light in the atmosphere.


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