Gold Bulletin

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 82–88 | Cite as

Low temperature water gas shift over gold catalysts

  • Donka Andreeva
Open Access


This review summarizes the results reported in the literature on the water gas shift (WGS) over goldcontaining catalysts. Attention is focused on the influence of the preparation method and the nature of the support on the gold dispersion and WGS activity. Special emphasis is paid to the enhanced reducibility of the metal oxide support in the presence of gold. Some aspects of the reaction mechanism of the WGS are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donka Andreeva
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  1. 1.Institute of CatalysisBulgarian Academy of Sciences ‘Acad G Bonchev’SofiaBulgaria

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