Medical Definition of Fenton reaction

1. The use of H2O2 and ferrous salts (Fenton's reagent) to oxidise alpha-hydroxy acids to alpha-keto acids or to convert 1,2-glycols to alpha-hydroxy aldehydes, the formation of OH-, OH-, and Fe3+ from the nonenzymatic reaction of Fe2+ with H2O2; a reaction of importance in the oxidative stress in blood cells and various tissues. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fenton Reaction

Fengtien
Feni District
Fenian
Fenian Cycle
Fenianism
Fenianisms
Fenians
Fenn effect
Fennic
Fennicism
Fenno-
Fennoscandia
Fennoscandian
Fenrir
Fens
Fenton reaction
Fenusa
Fenusa pusilla
Fenway
Fenwick
Fenwick's disease
Fenwick-Hunner ulcer
Feodor Dostoevski
Feodor Dostoevsky
Feodor Dostoyevsky
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Feosol
Ferber

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