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Reducing agent

reducing agent

A molecule that donates an electron in an oxidation-reduction reaction. 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 slackened silver.Substances capable of adding electrons to another substance, possibly doing this by adding hydrogen to it.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... somewhat. You previously wanted to know the name of the originator.(agent) It has now changed to “So pray tell me, where does the original agent ... keeping up with the latest understanding amongst scientists, you are reducing your view of science to a casino operation. Scientists with certain ...

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by scottie
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Theories - Origin of Life

... This not science, this is anecdote. You claimed that there is a reducing number of scientist backing up evolution, could you provide facts ... for design. If this is true, and scince design imply action by an outer agent, what would this agent be? and how did it came to be? I remind you ...

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by canalon
Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

There are a reducing number of biologists who still subscribe to the Darwinian process of random mutations. ... biology because design can't be defined in the normal sense without also defining an agent and purpose. A theory of design must address agent and purpose or it is not about ...

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by freerob
Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Bio questions, help please

... explain explain (refering to amino acids) 6. Why is sucrose a non-reducing disaccharide? explain explain 7. would you expect the concentration ... is the function of bile in digestion? 9. which is a better emulsifying agent, soap or bile? explain explan answer 10.would you expect to find large ...

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by Rinatachka
Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio questions, help please
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Re: SDS-PAGE help please

... SDS to protein molecules. The denaturing conditions typically involve agents that have sulfur or cysteine groups capable of competiting for and ... conformation (highly folded). DTT and B-mercaptoethanol are typical reducing agents used for this purpose. Once the proteins are linearized by ...

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by MJD
Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:58 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: SDS-PAGE help please
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