Definition of law of mass action in English:

law of mass action

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Chemistry

noun

  • The principle that the rate of a chemical reaction is proportional to the concentrations of the reacting substances.
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    • As an analog of the law of mass action in chemical kinetics, we assume that the infection rate is proportional to n 1, with the proportionality constant.
    • In 1864, Norwegian chemists Cato M. Guldberg and Peter Waage published the law of mass action.
    • However, effects of drugs involve interactions between chemical entities and are therefore subject to the law of mass action.

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