apoenzyme

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apo·​en·​zyme | \ ˌa-pō-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce apoenzyme (audio) \

Definition of apoenzyme

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

First Known Use of apoenzyme

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Apoenzyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apoenzyme. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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apoenzyme

noun
apo·​en·​zyme | \ ˌap-ō-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce apoenzyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of apoenzyme

: 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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