apoenzyme

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noun apo·en·zyme \ˌa-pō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Definition of apoenzyme

  1. :  a protein that forms an active enzyme system by combination with a coenzyme and determines the specificity of this system for a substrate

Origin and Etymology of apoenzyme

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1936


Medical Dictionary

apoenzyme

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noun apo·en·zyme \ˌap-ō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Medical Definition of apoenzyme

  1. :  a protein that forms an active enzyme system by combination with a coenzyme and determines the specificity of this system for a substrate


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