general base catalysis
The @C00874@ of a @C01033@ by a series of @B00745@ (which may include the @L03653@ ion) so that the rate of the catalysed part of the reaction is given by \(\sum k_{\text{B}}\ [\text{B}]\) multiplied by some function of @S06082@ concentration.
See also:
general acid catalysis
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1117 [Terms] [Paper]