- catalysis caused by a catalytic agent formed during a reaction.
Origin of autocatalysis
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He demonstrated the processes of synthesis and autocatalysis that enabled such small samples to be multiplied indefinitely.Pariah Planet
- the catalysis of a reaction in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
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- Catalysis of a chemical reaction by one of the products of the reaction.
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