Reference Entry

electron acceptor

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198529170
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727641
electron acceptor

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1 any substance to which an electron may be transferred.

2 an alternative name for Lewis acid (use discouraged). Compare

Reference Entry.  24 words. 

Subjects: Biochemistry

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