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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The change in the rate of a chemical reaction brought about by often small amounts of a substance that is unchanged chemically at the end of the reaction.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun, : social catalyses occasioned by controversial writings
  • It is now well established that ribosomal RNA catalyses peptide bond formation during translation.
  • The downturn - and the human misery it catalyses - makes wholesale government waste all the more disgraceful.
  • Glucose oxidase is an enzyme produced and purified from Aspergillus niger which catalyses the oxidation of glucose. for more
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