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biocatalyst

[bahy-oh-kat-l-ist] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈkæt l ɪst/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; bio- + catalyst
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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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biocatalyst

/ˌbaɪəʊˈkætəlɪst/
noun
1.
a chemical, esp an enzyme, that initiates or increases the rate of a biochemical reaction
Derived Forms
biocatalytic (ˌbaɪəʊˌkætəˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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