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the protein component that with a coenzyme forms a complete .
a protein component that together with a coenzyme forms an enzyme

apoenzyme ap·o·en·zyme (āp’ō-ěn’zīm)
The protein component of an enzyme that combines with the coenzyme to form the active enzyme.
The protein component of an enzyme, to which the coenzyme attaches to form an active enzyme.


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