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All google searches have simply returned more info on catalase. I'm looking for a catalyst that isn't found inside living organisms which can break down H2O2. Looking for any resources to look at, or just examples of other catalysts.

Side question since I don't want to clutter with a new thread. Can catalase be used for anything other than the decomposition of h2o2?

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    $\begingroup$ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrogen_peroxide#Decomposition - you're looking for non-biological catalysts so you should ask on Chemistry SE $\endgroup$ – Mithoron Mar 15 '15 at 14:58
  • $\begingroup$ @Mithoron yea I suppose, I just received this question in bio class so I thought there might be some relevance. $\endgroup$ – David Altrows Mar 15 '15 at 15:01
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Manganese(IV)oxide can be used as a catalyst to speed up the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide

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  • $\begingroup$ A reference would be appreciated Hamza. $\endgroup$ – AliceD Mar 15 '15 at 22:02

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