Organic catalyst

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Definition

noun, plural: organic catalysts

Any organic compound that functions as a catalyst.


Supplement

Examples of these compounds are biomolecules, especially proline, phenylalanine, and certain oligopeptides, and synthetic catalysts derived from biomolecules.


Also called: organocatalyst

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