catalyst selectivity

catalyst selectivity

[′kad·əl·əst sə‚lek′tiv·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
The relative activity of a catalyst in reference to a particular compound in a mixture.
The relative rate of a single reactant in competing reactions.
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05Ox on Degussa P25 titania, the catalyst selectivity towards acetic acid improved.
Its partner will help Novomer prove its technology and confirm that the lab-scale catalyst selectivity of 99+% is achievable on a large scale, as well as demonstrate that the homogeneous catalyst can be effectively recycled.
Catalyst activity is usually independent of the nature of the support, and differences in catalyst selectivity have been ascribed to differences in the morphology of the support [9].