oxidizing agent

  1. a substance that oxidizes another substance
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  • In safety matches _red_ phosphorus, an oxidizing agent, and some gritty material such as emery is placed on the side of the box, while the match tip is provided as before with an oxidizing agent and an easily oxidized substance, usually antimony sulphide. An Elementary Study of Chemistry
  • Conversely, the reaction of purine and pyrimidine nucleobases with alkylating and oxidizing agents generally results in site-specific cleavage.
  • Species that cause oxidation are called oxidants or oxidizing agents.
  • It should be noted that pyrophoricity is a special case of a hypergolic reaction because the oxidizing agent is restricted to atmospheric oxygen.
  • For, if we first use perhydrol as oxidizing agent in alkaline solution and then acidify with nitric acid, sulphur is not precipitated and fully correct results are obtained. Fritz Pregl - Nobel Lecture
  • LDL cholesterol is isolated from a blood sample and exposed to an oxidizing agent.
  • Used in fireworks as oxidizing agents, they are cited as dangerous to human health in dust form by the Encyclopedia of Occupational Health, which says their effects include “sore throat … dizziness … they are an irritant to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes … they can cause haemolytic anemia … and liver and kidney injuries.” Bright Lights and Big Bangs: The Chemical Composition of Fireworks
  • As we know, nitroalkenes are slightly electrophilic or mild oxidizing agents. Forever Young
  • Any substance that rips electrons away from another molecule is known as an oxidizing agent or electrophile. Forever Young
  • Any type of sugar will make a big boom on a bed of potassium chlorate, which is simply an oxidizing agent. EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Gummi bear dropped into molten potassium chlorate.
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