cofactor cofactor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a substance (as a coenzyme) that must join with another to produce a given result

Quotes

  • "We have now shown that this picture is not entirely true," Carell says. "This cofactor is significantly more widespread in the biosphere than previously assumed. Most importantly, it also occurs in higher organisms, the so-called eukaryotes....
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Thomas Carell Source: Science Daily (press release)

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