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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Recent success stories have introduced new efficient enzymes, such as pharmaPLE, lyases, transaminases, dehydrogenases and new, easily accessible homogeneous catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenations, aromatic substitutions, and oxidations.
Currently he is engaged in developing new technologies for bonding homogeneous catalysts to support the production of bulk and pharmaceutical chemicals.
Nonbiological Homogeneous Catalysts Are Typically Energy-Dependent ("Thermodynamic") Catalysts (Robin Brimblecombe, Jun Chen, Junhua Huang, Ulrich T.
Sigma-Aldrich to Distribute Homogeneous Catalysts of Evonik 7
For the Additives business, patents were received for three novel homogeneous catalysts used in the manufacture of polymers such as polyesters.
The utilization of molybdenum, tungsten and other transition metal complexes with sulphur containing ligands as homogeneous catalysts for dehydrosulphurization is of interest for Boorman and Clark.
Johnson Matthey scientists will use the CDMS for storing and sharing of data associated with Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysts and Ligands either developed in laboratories or acquired commercially, including Anchored Homogeneous Catalysts (FibreCat(TM)).