Oxidising agentOther Metabolites Mapped to 'Oxidizing agent'HMDB0000990 (Acetaldehyde)
- HMDB0000990 (Acetaldehyde)
- Oxidizing agent
- Substance that gains electrons during their reaction with a reducing agent. oxidizing agents commonly contribute oxygen to other substances. in consumer products, most oxidizing agents are bleaching agents.
- Parent Term
- Biological role
- Parent Definition
- The biological function of a chemical. the biological role answers the question how a chemical is involved in molecular processes in an organism. this can include biochemical effects of non-endogenous chemicals, which are also assigned an industrial application such as pharmaceuticals. the biological role is limited to cellular levls, and will not include role at system process level, such as a chemical which has a role in a disease.