biocatalyst
noun Date: circa 1925 a catalyst (as an enzyme) of biological origin • biocatalysis nounbiocatalytic adjective

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  • biocatalyst — iocatalyst n. a biochemical catalyst such as an enzyme. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biocatalyst — [bī΄ōkat′ə list] n. a substance, as an enzyme or hormone, that activates or speeds up a biochemical reaction biocatalytic [bī΄ō kat΄ə lit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • biocatalyst — fermentas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Baltymas, katalizuojantis chemines reakcijas. atitikmenys: angl. biocatalyst; enzyme; ferment rus. биокатализатор; фермент; энзим ryšiai: sinonimas – enzimas sinonimas – biokatalizatorius …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • biocatalyst — biokatalizatorius statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organinis junginys, kuris skatina arba slopina organizmų medžiagų apykaitos reakcijas (fermentai, hormonai). atitikmenys: angl. biocatalyst vok. Biokatalysator, m rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • biocatalyst — /buy oh kat l ist/, n. Biochem. enzyme. [1930 35; BIO + CATALYST] * * * …   Universalium

  • biocatalyst — noun A biochemical catalyst; normally an enzyme …   Wiktionary

  • biocatalyst — A substance of biologic origin that can catalyze a reaction; e.g., an enzyme. * * * bio·cat·a·lyst kat əl əst n ENZYME * * * bio·cat·a·lyst (bi″o katґə list) enzyme …   Medical dictionary

  • biocatalyst — n. catalyst of biochemical reactions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biocatalyst — bio·catalyst …   English syllables

  • biocatalyst — /baɪoʊˈkætələst/ (say buyoh katuhluhst) noun a substance, especially an enzyme, that initiates or accelerates a biochemical process …   Australian English dictionary

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