The removal of oxygen atoms or molecules from a material
the act or operation of depriving of oxygen
Deoxygenation is a chemical reaction involving the removal of molecular oxygen from a reaction mixture or solvent, or the removal of oxygen atoms from a molecule. Classic representatives of deoxygenation are: ⁕the replacement of a hydroxyl group by hydrogen in the Barton-McCombie deoxygenation or in the Markó-Lam deoxygenation ⁕the replacement of an oxo group by two hydrogen atoms in the Wolff-Kishner reduction A chemical reagent for the deoxygenation of many sulfur and nitrogen oxo compounds is the trifluoroacetic anhydride / sodium iodide combination for example in the deoxygenation of the sulfoxide diphenylsulfoxide to the sulfide diphenylsulfide: The reaction mechanism is based on activation of the sulfoxide by a trifluoroacetyl group and oxidation of iodine. Iodine is formed quantitatively in this reaction and therefore the reagent is used for the analytical detection of many oxo compounds.
The numerical value of deoxygenation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of deoxygenation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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