holoenzyme

[ hol-oh-en-zahym ]

noun
  1. an enzyme complete in both its apoenzyme and coenzyme components.

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Origin of holoenzyme

1
First recorded in 1940–45; holo- + enzyme

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British Dictionary definitions for holoenzyme

holoenzyme

/ (ˌhɒləʊˈɛnzaɪm) /


noun
  1. an active enzyme consisting of a protein component (apoenzyme) and its coenzyme

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