catalyst

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chloride used as a wood preservative or catalyst aluminium chloride , aluminum chloride
(chemistry) a substance that retards a chemical reaction or diminishes the activity of a catalyst anticatalyst
catalysis in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction autocatalysis
clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst bauxite
white crystalline peroxide used in bleaching (flour or oils or fats) and as a catalyst for free radical reactions benzoyl peroxide
biochemical catalyst such as an enzyme biocatalyst
enzyme found in most plant and animal cells that functions as an oxidative catalyst; decomposes hydrogen peroxide into hydrogen and water catalase
converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water; an antipollution device on an automotive exhaust system catalytic converter
chemical reactor for converting oils with high boiling points into fuels with lower boiling points in the presence of a catalyst catalytic cracker , cat cracker
digestive catalyst enzyme
biochemical catalyst of protein in cells enzyme
industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen by combining them under high pressure in the present of an iron catalyst Haber-Bosch process , Haber process
enzyme that acts as a catalyst in converting histidine to histamine histaminase
process whereby hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken down into kerosene and gasolene by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure in the presence of a catalyst hydrocracking
any of a group of enzymes that act as a catalyst in the hydrolysis of organic phosphates phosphatase
fine black powder of platinum; used as a catalyst in chemical reactions platinum black
(chemistry) a substance other than a catalyst that facilitates the start of a catalytic reaction sensitiser , sensitizer
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