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cofactors - manganese and zinc Organic molecules acting as...

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Many   enzymes   are   assisted   by   chemical   substances   called  cofactors.   Cofactors may be ions or molecules associated with an enzyme and  required in order for a chemical reaction to take place.  Ions   that   might   operate   as   cofactors   include   those   of   iron, 
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Unformatted text preview: manganese, and zinc. Organic molecules acting as cofactors are referred to as coenzymes. Examples of coenzymes are NAD and FAD....
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