heterolysis


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heterolysis

[‚hed·ə′räl·ə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
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This scheme conforms to the heterolytic cleavage of the enzyme-bound [H.sub.2], i.e., one of the enzyme-bound [H.sub.2] has the rate constant ([k.sub.a]) for the isotope exchange reaction 10 times as that ([k.sub.b]) of the other, but the mode of heterolysis is not as simple as what was initially suggested as in reaction 3.
Autolysis and heterolysis of the epidermal cells in anuran tadpole tail regression.
Gas-phase acidities (GA) of a neutral acid HA were calculated according to the thermodynamic heterolysis equilibrium: