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Offline paria

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what is the meaning of sacrificial reagents
« on: December 25, 2018, 05:38:16 PM »
i'm reading an article about artificial photosynthesis and i can't understand the meaning of "sacrificial reagents"
Is there anyone can explain this ? ???

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Re: what is the meaning of sacrificial reagents
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2018, 11:41:51 AM »
I am familiar with regular photosynthesis but not artificial photosynthesis.  Can you provide some context?  My initial guess is that it is a compound whose purpose is to react with an undesirable (probably reactive) intermediate.

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