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Search Results for: catalysis

Catalysis

Definition noun, plural: catalyses The causing of the acceleration of a chemical reaction induced by a... Read More

Homogeneous catalysis

Definition noun (chemistry) A form of catalysis wherein the catalyst is in the same physical state as that of the... Read More

Heterogeneous catalysis

Definition noun (chemistry) A form of catalysis in which the physical state of the catalyst is different from that of the... Read More

General acid-base catalysis

General acid-base catalysis a catalytic reaction that involves the tranfer of a proton to or from anon-water... Read More

Catalyse

Definition verb (1) To speed up a process, especially a chemical or biochemical reaction. (2) To cause catalysis. (3) To... Read More

Active site

Definition noun, plural: active sites The specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place or... Read More

Catalyze

Definition verb (1) To speed up a process, especially a chemical or biochemical reaction. (2) To cause catalysis. (3) To... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Cofactor

Definition noun, plural: cofactors (biochemistry) An inorganic complement of an enzyme reaction Supplement Cofactors... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Catalyst

Definition noun, plural catalyst A substance capable of initiating or speeding up a chemical reaction. Supplement Chemical... Read More

Base

Definition noun, plural: bases (1) (molecular biology) The nucleobase of a nucleotide involved in base pairing, as of a DNA... Read More

Apoenzyme

Enzymes are biological catalysts that can increase the rate of chemical reactions in living organisms. Enzymes can only... Read More

Metalloenzyme

metalloenzyme (Science: enzyme) An enzyme that contains a bound metal ion as part of its structure. The metal may be... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Protein

Protein Definition Proteins are biomolecules comprised of amino acid residues joined together by peptide bonds.... Read More