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Meaning of COENZYME

Pronunciation:  kow'enzIm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
 

COENZYME is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: cocarboxylase, coenzyme A, coenzyme Q, molecule, NAD, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, thiamine pyrophosphate, triphosphopyridine nucleotide, ubiquinone

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An organic, nonprotein molecule that binds with an apoenzyme (a protein molecule) to form an active enzyme. Coenzymes are often derived from vitamins.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: An organic molecule, such as a vitamin, that binds to an enzyme and is required for its catalytic activity.
 

 

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