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Reduction and Oxidation

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Oxidation and Reduction: An Introduction

The oxidation and reduction of organic molecules forms a very important part of many organic reactions and syntheses. There is a massive variety of reagents available and a vast array of systems that can be oxidised and/or reduced. However, the simple ‘oxidation is losing’ ‘reduction is gaining’ (‘oilrig‘) way of identifying electron tr