Catalysis

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Catalysis is the process by which the rate of chemical reactions are sped up as it lowers the [[activation energy]]. Catalysts are also able to make a reaction viable in conditions that areusually  unfavourable for the reaction. For example [[enzymes]] are biological catalysts which allow efficient chemical reactions to occur in the body at 37degrees.
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Catalysis is the process by which the rate of chemical reactions are sped up as it lowers the [[Activation energy]]. Catalysts are also able to make a reaction viable in conditions that are usually unfavourable for the reaction. For example [[Enzymes]] are biological catalysts which allow efficient chemical reactions to occur in the body at 37 degrees.

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Catalysis is the process by which the rate of chemical reactions are sped up as it lowers the Activation energy. Catalysts are also able to make a reaction viable in conditions that are usually unfavourable for the reaction. For example Enzymes are biological catalysts which allow efficient chemical reactions to occur in the body at 37 degrees.

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