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the protein component of an enzyme that requires the presence of the prosthetic group (coenzyme) to form the functioning enzyme.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The protein portion of an enzyme as contrasted with the nonprotein portion, coenzyme, or prosthetic portion (if present in the intact protein).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
The protein component of an enzyme, excluding additional components such as cofactors or inhibitors.
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apoenzymeThe protein part of an enzyme that requires a cofactor/coenzyme. See Apoprotein.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The protein portion of an enzyme as contrasted with the nonprotein portion, or coenzyme, or prosthetic portion (if present).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
apoenzymeA protein substance which can act as an ENZYME in the presence of a coenzyme.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005