biocatalyst

[bahy-oh-kat-l-ist]
noun Biochemistry.

Origin:
1930–35; bio- + catalyst

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biocatalyst (ˌbaɪəʊˈkætəlɪst)
 
n
a chemical, esp an enzyme, that initiates or increases the rate of a biochemical reaction
 
biocatalytic
 
adj

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The biocatalyst developed in this project is expected to improve the efficiency of refining heavy crude oils.
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