1. capable of undergoing a chemical reaction with oxygen
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  • If for no other reason, it is because of the demands of the brain for oxidizable glucose that the human body exquisitely regulates the level of glucose circulating in the blood.
  • These substances are the fats and oils of various kinds, less powerful sources of energy than the proteins, but they contain more potential energy than the carbohydrates because they are more oxidizable. The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope
  • Attempts have hitherto been made to protect the iron by covering it with other and less easily oxidizable metals. Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883
  • It is put forth that the arsenious Sulfide can't dissolve in the nonoxidizable strong acids. but can dissolve easily in the alkaline solution because of existence of hydrolytic equilibrium.
  • The bad conductors have to be placed in contact with a conducting anode, formed of an inoxidizable substance, such as platinum, manganese peroxide, or coke. Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884
  • My first electrolytical experiments were conducted with non-oxidizable plates of platinum and carbon, but the cost of the first and the impossibility of obtaining carbon plates that would stand long-continued action of nascent chlorine and oxygen made it desirable that some modification should be tried. Scientific American Supplement, No. 799, April 25, 1891
  • In case they are to remain wholly or in part in the excavation, they are previously galvanized or painted with an inoxidizable coating in order to protect them and increase their durability. Scientific American Supplement, No. 470, January 3, 1885
  • To prove these findings conclusively the scientists used an elegant trick: The methionine molecules were replaced with isosteric, chemically stable, non-oxidizable analogs, i.e. with the more hydrophobic norleucine (simulates non-oxidized methionine) and the highly hydrophilic methoxinine (simulates oxidized methionine). Innovations-report
  • The simulation of N2O emissions requires consideration of the combined N and C cycles, because the substrates of denitrification include electron acceptors (NO3) as well as oxidizable C substrates. Effects of changes in climate and UV radiation levels on function of arctic ecosystems in the short and long term
  • Chlorine reacts immediately with all the oxidizable substances which may be present in the water (organic matter and certain mineral substances as well as pathogens and other organisms). 1. Water in camps of Displaced people
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