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coenzyme A

noun

Definition of coenzyme A

  1. :  a coenzyme C21H36N7O16P3S that occurs in all living cells and is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and some amino acids — compare acetyl coenzyme a



1947

First Known Use of coenzyme a

1947


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coenzyme A

noun

Medical Definition of coenzyme A

  1. :  a coenzyme C21H36N7O16P3S that occurs in all living cells and is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and some amino acids




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