acid-base catalysis

acid-base catalysis

[′as·əd ′bās kə′tal·ə·sis]
(chemistry)
The increase in speed of certain chemical reactions due to the presence of acids and bases.
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A public contract to monitor the reaction rate of the studied organic reactions requiring acid-base catalysis.
Covers basic concepts and models, stereochemistry, conformational analysis and molecular mechanics, molecular orbital theory and valence bond theory, reactive intermediates, methods of studying organic reactions, acid-base catalysis, substitution reactions, concerted reactions, and photochemical reactions

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