holoenzyme

[ hol-oh-en-zahym ]
/ ˌhɒl oʊˈɛn zaɪm /

noun

an enzyme complete in both its apoenzyme and coenzyme components.

Nearby words

  1. holocrine,
  2. holocrine gland,
  3. holocrystalline,
  4. holodiastolic,
  5. holoendemic,
  6. holofernes,
  7. hologamous,
  8. hologonidium,
  9. hologram,
  10. holograph

Origin of holoenzyme

First recorded in 1940–45; holo- + enzyme

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British Dictionary definitions for holoenzyme

holoenzyme

/ (ˌhɒləʊˈɛnzaɪm) /

noun

an active enzyme consisting of a protein component (apoenzyme) and its coenzyme
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Medicine definitions for holoenzyme

holoenzyme

[ hŏl′ō-ĕnzīm′, hō′lō- ]

n.

An active, complex enzyme consisting of an apoenzyme and a coenzyme.

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