Enzymes that require a molybdenum ion as a component (for example, xanthine oxidase).
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Humans possess each of these enzymes, which differ slightly in the coordination of the Mo -containing cofactor Molybdenum by itself is relatively inert in biological processes, and requires an additional cofactor to be biologically active in molybdoenzymes [26].
Nitrate reductase is molybdoenzymes that reduce nitrate (NO3 ) to nitrite (NO2 ).
Escherichia coli molybdoenzymes can be activated by protein FA from several gram-negative bacteria.