Catalyst

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Catalyst

An event that directly or indirectly causes another event. For example, a positive earnings report may be a catalyst for a stock to rise in price. Likewise, conservative financial management may be a catalyst for long-term sustainability.
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The strategic development of a catalysis research portfolio at QEERI will provide an opportunity for the oil and gas sector in Qatar to build a robust relationship with the national research institute in addressing challenges in research and development related to petrochemicals, energy, water, and environment.
Cardiff Catalysis Institute is the leading facility of its kind in the UK.
The Process Control Group of the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry (ICP) of the CSIC have devoted its activity since 1989 to the development of technologies dedicated to improving design, construction and operation mode of laboratory-scale reactors and micro-scale pilot plants, and their data acquisition, supervisory and control systems.
He added that the company's quest for excellence in catalysis will be further supported through Sabic grants for post-doctoral fellowships and sponsorship of further research at Kaust.
After presenting a brief history of catalysis and highlighting several significant industrial applications of heterogeneous catalysis, Chapter 1 concludes by providing an overview of basic molecular catalysis principles and the role of surface structure in catalysis.
A significant portion of the bleaching chemical is consumed by side reactions that may be limited or prevented with the use of special catalysis," said Bucher.
Unexpectedly, it was discovered from the structure that Tyr6 stabilized the thiolate intermediate of the glutathione during catalysis (6,65-66).
While Platinum's senior VP of component-based development and co-author of the Catalysis Approach, Desmond D'Souza, didn't want to give away too many details in terms of product integration, he told Computerwire that CA is going to support the Catalysis Approach.
Benkovic suggests that "when Nature found a solution to this complicated problem of catalysis, she used it over and over again," assembling enzymes in a modular fashion.
com/research/255cqn/applications_of_tr) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Applications of Transition Metal Catalysis in Drug Discovery and Development.
TECH science hub dedicated to training world leaders in catalysis opens today at Cardiff University.