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paria

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what is the meaning of sacrificial reagents
« on: December 25, 2018, 11:38:16 AM »

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, 05:41:51 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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