holoenzyme

noun
ho·​lo·​en·​zyme | \ ˌhō-lō-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce holoenzyme (audio) \

Definition of holoenzyme

: a catalytically active enzyme consisting of an apoenzyme combined with its cofactor

First Known Use of holoenzyme

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for holoenzyme

borrowed from French, from holo- holo- + enzyme enzyme

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“Holoenzyme.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holoenzyme. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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holoenzyme

noun
ho·​lo·​en·​zyme | \ ˌhō-lō-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce holoenzyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of holoenzyme

: a catalytically active enzyme consisting of an apoenzyme combined with its cofactor

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