complex chemical reaction

complex chemical reaction

[′käm‚pleks ¦kem·i·kəl rē′ak·shən]
(chemistry)
A chemical system in which a number of chemical reactions take place simultaneously, including reversible reactions, consecutive reactions, and concurrent or side reactions.
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In this paper, we have presented the idea to measure a low dimensional manifold for the system of complex chemical reaction through analytical and computational techniques.
Dr Andy Davies, a marine biologist at Bangor University's School of Ocean Sciences, said: "The light is created by small organisms called plankton, which are producing this light through a complex chemical reaction.
have found that they can accelerate a complex chemical reaction by using a chain of molecules as an infinitesimal lanyard to tug on a chemical bond that is about to break.
It can be looked at as a very complex chemical reaction [in which] .
This layer is formed via complex chemical reactions of two gases with sunlight, high up in the atmosphere.
But at high heat in the frying pan or oven they undergo complex chemical reactions that result in large amounts of toxic compounds.
The work includes focused sections on chemical mechanisms that are connected throughout the volume to illustrate complex chemical reactions and experiments.
Vibrant good health relies on sound physiological function - this is a product of complex chemical reactions in molecular biology.
Together, they form a protective and inflexible structure that, thanks to complex chemical reactions, self-destructs once inside a cell.
This plant naturally makes vinblastine through a series of complex chemical reactions.
State-of-the-art flow modeling programs analyze complex flow and heat transfer problems, such as those involving viscoelastic materials, multiple phases, complex chemical reactions, microbial kinetics, mixing-related phenomena and intricate equipment geometries.
TUCKED away on the inside pages of last weekend's newspapers was the startling announcement that science was now able to explain away the human soul in terms of a series of complex chemical reactions in the brain.