coupled reaction


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cou·pled reaction

(kŭp′əld)
n.
A set of two simultaneous chemical reactions in which one reaction, often otherwise thermodynamically disfavored, is induced or accelerated by the other, favored reaction.
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It is to be noted that for a chemically coupled reaction to a reversible charge transfer process, ip can be affected by the reaction parameters (rate constant, equilibrium constant etc) of coupled chemical reaction.
The Beckman lactate method is based on a lactate oxidase/peroxidase coupled reaction with endpoint determination.