Cofactor

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Cofactor

Description

A cofactor is 'an organic molecule or ion (usually a metal ion) that is required by an enzyme for its activity. It may be attached either loosely (coenzyme) or tightly (prosthetic group)' (IUPAC definition).


Reference: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/searchId.do;jsessionid=47DC88E66839C228E98E0B5BE61EBE0C?chebiId=CHEBI%3A23357


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Substrate
Β» Substrate
Β» Product
Β» Substrates as electron donors
Β» Cellular substrates
Β» MitoPedia: Substrates and metabolites
Β» Substrate-uncoupler-inhibitor titration
Cofactor
Β» Cofactor
Β» Coenzyme, cosubstrate
Β» Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
Β» Coenzyme Q2
Β» Prosthetic group
Β» Flavin adenine dinucleotide
Referennces
Β» Gnaiger E (2023) Complex II ambiguities ― FADH2 in the electron transfer system. MitoFit Preprints 2023.3.v6. https://doi.org/10.26124/mitofit:2023-0003.v6


MitoPedia topics: Enzyme, Substrate and metabolite 

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