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v. i·som·er·ized, i·som·er·iz·ing, i·som·er·iz·es
To cause to change into an isomeric form.
To become changed into an isomeric form.

i·som′er·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.isomerization - the conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself
changeover, conversion, transition - an event that results in a transformation
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05% Sulphur) High Speed Diesel from July 2016, besides it installed isomerization plant and enhanced the production of Motor Gasoline.
The first phase of the project involves the construction of a crude distillation unit with capacity of 400 million barrels of oil per day (MBOD), a 210MBOD vacuum distillation unit, a 120MBOD visbreaker crude unit, a 50MBOD continuous catalyst regenerator, a 20MBOD isomerization unit, a 90MBOD diesel hydrotreater, a 30MMSCFD hydrogen plant, a 185 tonnes per day (TPD) (two trains) sulfur recovery unit, a 820 gallons per minute (GPM) amine regeneration unit, a 225GPM sour water stripper, a tankage and related utilities, and the installation of controls, flares and safety systems.
Summary: In this research work, the aim is to produce a relatively novel zeolite-zeolite (MFI-FAU) composite catalyst having better potential of catalyzing isomerization of lighter hydrocarbons such as light naphtha, n-pentane, n-hexane, n-heptane and mixture thereof.
Keywords: ligand binding kinetics, ligand--receptor complex isomerization, drug residence time, mathematical modeling.
Among the topics are sucrose-transforming enzymes: hydrolysis and isomerization, pectinases and their biotechnological applications, the role of intrinsic and supplemented enzymes in brewing and beer properties, microbial linamerase in cassava fermentation, and extremophiles as potential resources for food processing enzymes.
All these fatty acids undergo isomerization, oxidation, polymerization and decomposition during heating and the degree of transformation through these processes depend on the stability of the unsaturated fatty acids in the glyceride molecules [1-5].
Last year, in order to enhance the capital structure of the company, Byco Petroleum Pakistan sold its Isomerization Unit to a wholly-owned subsidiary company namely Byco Isomerization Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.
Furthermore, the company launched the isomerization unit of Isfahan refinery in September with the production capacity of 7 million liters of euro-4 gasoline per day.
These laboratory benchtop models are ideal for applications where repetitive use makes convenience a necessity, such as catalytic studies, polymerization, hydrogenation, oxidation, isomerization and dehydrogenation.
The reaction temperature used in the current industrial glucose isomerization process is limited to 60C because of by- product and color formation that occur at high temperature and alkaline pH because the isomerases themselves are not highly thermostable (Lee and Zeikus 1991; Vieille and Zeikus 2001).
Scientists at Purdue wanted to optimize the microwave-assisted extraction of lycopene from tomato peels, and see how extraction conditions affect the isomerization and degradation of carotenoids.
In spite of the importance of proline isomerization as a molecular switch in proteins, the effect on protein binding has not been thoroughly investigated, especially for intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs).