A reaction which occurs or is accelerated only if another reaction is simultaneously occurring in the same system. The substance, which causes an induced reaction, is termed inductor. The inductor, unlike the catalyst
, is used up irreversibly during the process.
PAC, 1993, 65, 2291
(Nomenclature of kinetic methods of analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1993))
on page 2295
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