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holoenzyme

 [hol″o-en´zīm]
the active compound formed by combination of a coenzyme and an apoenzyme.

hol·o·en·zyme

(hol'ō-en'zīm),
A complete enzyme, that is, apoenzyme plus coenzyme, cofactor, metal ion, and/or prosthetic group.

holoenzyme

/holo·en·zyme/ (-en´zīm) the active compound formed by combination of a coenzyme and an apoenzyme.

holoenzyme

(hŏl′ō-ĕn′zīm′, hō′lō-)
n.
An active, complex enzyme consisting of an apoenzyme and a coenzyme.

holoenzyme

[hol′ō·en′zīm]
Etymology: Gk, holos + en, in, zymos, ferment
a complete enzyme-cofactor complex that gives rise to full catalytic activity.

hol·o·en·zyme

(hol'ō-en'zīm)
A complete enzyme, i.e., apoenzyme plus coenzyme, cofactor, metal ion, and/or prosthetic group.

holoenzyme

A complete enzyme that includes its prosthetic coenzyme. An enzyme without its coenzyme is called an apoenzyme.

holoenzyme

an entire conjugated enzyme consisting of a protein component (an apoenzyme) and a nonprotein component (a coenzyme or an activator).

holoenzyme

an enzyme which contains several different subunits and retains some activity even when one or more of the subunits is missing.