Definition of photo-oxidation in English:

photo-oxidation

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noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • Oxidation caused by the action of light.
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    • One of the commonest processes for this is the reaction of oxygen, or oxygen containing species, with the dye energised by light, or photo-oxidation.
    • Under the microscope, prolonged exposure to light led to photo-oxidation of the few vesicles in the field of view.
    • This irradiance allowed growth without photoinhibition or photo-oxidation and this is important for effective comparisons of antioxidant activities.

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