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 (sŏl-vŏl′ĭ-sĭs, sôl-)
A chemical reaction in which the solute and solvent react to form a new compound.

sol′vo·lyt′ic (-və-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) chem relating to solvolysis
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Neville, "Multinuclear NMR ([sup.1]H, [sup.13]C and [sup.19]F) spectroscopic re-examination of the solvolytic behaviour of flurazepam dihydrochloride," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
The cleavage of this bond occurs through solvolytic reactions, which may take place under acidic or alkaline conditions or by different mechanisms.
Technical-grade trimethylolpropane (TMP) and tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane (TRIS) applied as solvolytic agents of a PUR foam were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Germany).
Recently [12] it was found that modern methods of mass spectrometry, offering high sensitivity, accuracy, and speed, enabled the analysis of low-molecular-weight (LMW) oligosaccharides, left by solvolytic desulfation reaction as a side product.
Significant efforts have been made to explore the reaction mechanisms of the solvolytic cleavage of phosphate esters mediated by natural enzymes [84-89] and some metal complexes [90-98].
According to the reaction mechanism discussed previously, the solvolytic splitting of [alpha]-aryl ether in lignin resulted in the formation of a benzylic carbocation, which would react with different alcohols in an acidic medium.