Redox vs Glutathione - What's the difference?

redox | glutathione |


As nouns the difference between redox and glutathione

is that redox is (chemistry) a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction while glutathione is (biochemistry) a tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

redox

English

Noun

(wikipedia redox) (-)
  • (chemistry) a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
  • * {{quote-book, title=The conscientious marine aquarist,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=1890087025, author=Robert M. Fenner, year=2001, passage=Can you have too much redox ? Definitely.}}
  • * {{quote-book, title=Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=0470576421, author=James E. Brady, Fred Senese, year=2009, passage=This will tell us whether redox is occurring, and if so, what is oxidized and reduced.}}

    Derived terms

    * auto-redox

    See also

    * reducing agent * oxidizing agent

    Anagrams

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    glutathione

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia glutathione)
  • (biochemistry) A tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions
  • Derived terms

    * glutathionyl