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Postby rkang00 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:23 pm

Do catalysts not show up the overall rxn, but can start out in individual mechanism steps - get consumed - then get re-formed? What are the key features that define a catalyst in a rxn mechanism?

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Maria Solis Disc 1G » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:14 pm

Catalysts show up in the beginning of the reaction and at the end. The substances that are consumed are called intermediates.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby riddhiduggal » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:23 pm

Also, intermediates have to be formed and then consumed.

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