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Antioxidant

Antioxidant glutathione . The yellow sphere is the redox-active sulfur atom that provides antioxidant activity, while the red, blue, white, and dark grey spheres represent oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and carbon atoms, respectively. An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing th more

Hydrogen

Hydrogen Hydrogen (), is the chemical element represented by the symbol H and an atomic number of 1. At standard temperature and pressure it is a colourless, odorless, nonmetal lic, tasteless, highly flammable diatomic gas (H2). Properties With an atomic mass of 1.00794 amu, hydrogen is th more

Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley (1794) Joseph Priestley (13 March 1733 (old style ) – February 6 , 1804 ) was an 18th-century British theologian , Dissenting clergyman , natural philosopher , educator, and political theorist who published over 150 works. He is usually credited with the discovery of oxygen more

Chemical warfare

Chemical warfare Chemical warfare involves using the toxic properties of chemical substance s to kill, injure or incapacitate an enemy . Chemical warfare is different from the use of conventional weapon s or nuclear weapon s because the destructive effects of chemical weapons are not primarily du more

Hydrochloric acid

Hydrochloric acid Hydrochloric acid is the aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride gas (H Cl ). It is a strong acid , the major component of gastric acid , and of wide industrial use. Hydrochloric acid must be handled with appropriate safety precautions because it is a highly-corrosive liquid . more

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