Definition of Biocatalyst

1. Noun. A biochemical catalyst such as an enzyme.

Generic synonyms: Accelerator, Catalyst
Derivative terms: Biocatalytic



Definition of Biocatalyst

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A biochemical catalyst; normally an enzyme. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Biocatalyst

1. A substance which catalyses biochemical processes in living things. The most well-known example is the enzyme. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biocatalyst

biobanks
biobased
biobed
biobeds
biobehavioral
biobehavioural
bioblast
bioblasts
bioburden
bioburdens
biobutanol
biocalorimetry
biocapsule
biocapsules
biocatalysis
biocatalyst (current term)
biocatalysts
biocatalytic
biocatalyzator
biocatalyzators
biocellate
biocenology
biocenose
biocenoses
biocenosis
biocentre
biocentres
biocentric
biocentrism
bioceramic

Literary usage of Biocatalyst

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1. ATP Focused Program Competition: Digital Video in Information Networks edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"... Impurities in Industrial and Lean-Burn Transportation Applications PROCESS INNOVATIONS: Catalyst and biocatalyst Manufacturing Breakthroughs Bioreactor ..."

2. Biotechnology: Commercialization and Economic Aspects: Bibliography, Jan by Kim Guenther (1996)
"The main cost- effectiveness indices examined are biocatalyst activity, the manner in which it changes during immobilization, catalytic stability, ..."

3. Technology and Innovation in the International Economy by Charles Cooper (1994)
"These include the costly turnover time between batches; the greater difficulty of product recovery due to the presence of contaminating biocatalyst; ..."

4. The Application of Biotechnology to Industrial Sustainability by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Oecd, European Commission (2001)
"The early target was a biocatalyst to convert acrylamide to acrylic acid - the amidase reaction. While product concentrations were uneconomical (owing to ..."

5. Biotechnology for Clean Industrial Products and Processes: Towards by OECD Staff, OECD., OECD Working Party on Biotechnology, Oecd (1998)
"The biocatalyst and the water are recycled to the reactor for further use. ... biocatalyst - Water- pH control and chemical addition High-sulphur oil feed ..."

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