Coenzyme



[koh-en-zahym] /koʊˈɛn zaɪm/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a molecule that provides the transfer site for biochemical reactions catalyzed by an enzyme.
/kəʊˈɛnzaɪm/
noun
1.
(biochem) a nonprotein organic molecule that forms a complex with certain enzymes and is essential for their activity See also apoenzyme

coenzyme co·en·zyme (kō-ěn’zīm’)
n.
A thermostable nonprotein organic substance that usually contains a vitamin or mineral and combines with a specific apoenzyme to form an active enzyme system.
coenzyme
(kō-ěn’zīm’)
A nonprotein organic substance that usually contains a vitamin or mineral and combines with a specific protein, called an apoenzyme, to form an active enzyme system.

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