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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

Louis Slotin

Louis Slotin Louis Alexander Slotin (December 1 , 1910 – May 30 , 1946 ) was a Canadian physicist and chemist who took part in the Manhattan Project . He was born and raised in the North End of Winnipeg , Manitoba . After earning both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees fro 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

Enzyme

Enzyme of the enzyme TIM , surrounded by the space-filling model of the protein. TIM is an extremely efficient enzyme involved in the process that converts sugar s to energy in the body. Enzymes are protein s that catalyze (i.e. accelerate ) chemical reaction s. In enzymatic reactions, the molec more

Xenon

Xenon Xenon ( in the UK, in the US) is a chemical element that has the symbol Xe and atomic number 54. A colorless, heavy, odorless noble gas , xenon occurs in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts. Although generally unreactive, xenon can undergo a few chemical reaction s such as the forma more

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