catalysis

(redirected from Catalytic Agent)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Catalytic Agent: catalyse

catalysis

 [kah-tal´ĭ-sis]
increase in the velocity of a chemical reaction or process produced by the presence of a substance that is not consumed in the net chemical reaction or process; negative catalysis denotes the slowing down or inhibition of a reaction or process by the presence of such a substance. adj., adj catalyt´ic.

ca·tal·y·sis

(kă-tal'i-sis),
The effect that a catalyst exerts on a chemical reaction.
[G. katalysis, dissolution]

catalysis

/ca·tal·y·sis/ (kah-tal´ĭ-sis) increase in the velocity of a chemical reaction or process produced by the presence of a substance that is not consumed in the net chemical reaction or process; negative c. denotes the slowing down or inhibition of a reaction or process by the presence of such a substance.catalyt´ic

catalysis

[kətal′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, katalein, to dissolve
an increase in the rate of a chemical reaction that is caused by a substance that is neither permanently altered nor consumed by the reaction. Compare negative catalysis.See also catalyst. catalytic. adj., catalyze, v.

ca·tal·y·sis

(kă-tal'i-sis)
The effect that a catalyst exerts on a chemical reaction.
[G. katalysis, dissolution]

ca·tal·y·sis

(kă-tal'i-sis)
The effect that a catalyst exerts on a chemical reaction.
[G. katalysis, dissolution]

catalysis (kətal´əsis),

n the increase in rate of a chemical reaction, induced by a substance called a
catalyst, which takes no part in the reaction and remains unchanged.

catalysis

increase in the velocity of a chemical reaction or process produced by the presence of a substance that is not consumed in the net chemical reaction or process; negative catalysis denotes the slowing down or inhibition of a reaction or process by the presence of such a substance.

covalent catalysis
one type of enzyme reaction with substrates to form very unstable, covalently joined enzyme-substrate complexes which undergo further reaction.
References in periodicals archive ?
The work of a catalytic agent is to undertake an awareness campaign among women so that they become aware of their bondage.
A catalytic agent does not play the game, but influences the game environment.
The gender-regressive Brahminical regime into which the Indian civilization relapsed during the Gupta era, or the more dramatic and cruel repression the Afghan women went through in recent times are reminders of atrocities a pro-establishment catalytic agent can unleash on women from a position of institutional power.
Firstly, since in our framework catalytic agent is an analytical category, it can be argued that education and economic development can act as potent catalytic agents by changing consciousness of women.
A comprehensive theory of political change would have to incorporate a variety of catalytic agents.
We cannot expect that, once activated, the catalytic agents will carry the same force.
New Delhi [India], October 12 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called on all the Governors to become catalytic agents for change in society, while upholding the sanctity of the Constitution.
Their focus, as catalytic agents, is directed toward discovering the inner potential in company staff and to release that potential for the purpose of fulfilling the corporate vision.
The solution pumped is a suspension of minerals, clay and catalytic agents which is highly abrasive and toxic.
The two leaders further observed that India and China had enormous opportunities to not only forge mutually beneficial partnerships, but also serve as catalytic agents of Asian and global prosperity.
The Company's subsidiary has acquired technology representing major advances in the development of highly electrically conductive polymers, catalytic agents and electrodes for fuel cells.
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 6, 1996-- Neozymes(TM), unique bio-organic catalytic agents that dramatically accelerate the degradation of organic wastes, are one of the breakthrough "enviro-friendly" technologies being highlighted at the Second World Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) this week in Istanbul, Turkey.