SIGN UP LOG IN

The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.937 Keywords • 48.195 Synonyms • 5.304 Translations • 28.244 Pronunciations

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

redox

Term for a system or a chemical reaction (artificial word from reduction and oxidation) in which a reaction partner is reductive (e.g. oxygen ) and the second has an oxidative effect (e.g. hydrogen). This means that the reducing agent (hydrogen) releases electrons to the oxidizing agent (oxygen). In the present example, water is created. With the reduction is basically always one oxidation connected. Both processes together are partial reactions of a so-called redox reaction. This includes many combustion and metabolic processes, such as that fermentation and the photosynthesis, The wine bug Mannitstich arises from the redox reaction of fructose, Both oxidative and reductive components are contained in the wine.

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Calendar EVENTS NEAR YOU

Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.