Some DefinitionsApoenzyme+ Cofactor Holoenzyme(inactive)(active)2MCDB310 –Chapter 6: EnzymesCofactor:Non-protein component of enzyme required for activityCoenzyme: Cofactor is complex organic molecule Prosthetic group:Cofactor is tightly or covalently bound (e.g. heme in Hb)
Examples for Metal Ions as Cofactors3MCDB310 –Chapter 6: Enzymes
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