Meaning of CATALYST (CATALYZE; CATALYSIS) in English

CATALYST (CATALYZE; CATALYSIS)

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A substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed or produced by the reaction. Catalysts speed both the forward and reverse reactions, without changing the position of equilibrium . Enzymes are catalysts for many biochemical reactions.

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.