Pull The Paint Off

a: Oxidation ~
b: stripping paint

What: "Oxidation is named after oxygen,which is good at stripping electrons from molecules; to help you remember, think of oxygen as being caustic or destructive, like a paint-stripper. Oxidation strips off the electron paint, whereas reduction has the blanketing effect of a fresh coat of paint." That is blanketing with a coat of new molecules coated on another molecule.

Writer: Nick Lane
Date: Nov 17 2012 10:23 AM

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