cofactor

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cofactor (plural cofactors)

  1. a contributing factor
  2. (biochemistry) a substance, especially a coenzyme or a metal, that must be present for an enzyme to function
  3. (biochemistry) a molecule that binds to and regulates the activity of a protein
  4. (mathematics) the result of a number being divided by one of its factors

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cofactor m (plural cofactores)

  1. (biochemistry) cofactor

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