cofactor definition

  • noun:
    • 1 of 2 or higher contributing aspects.
    • A substance, like a metallic ion or coenzyme, that must definitely be associated with an enzyme for the chemical to function.
    • a contributing element
    • a substance, especially a coenzyme or a metal, that really must be present for an enzyme to work
    • a molecule that binds to and regulates the experience of a protein
    • the consequence of a number being split by among its facets
    • a substance (as a coenzyme) that must join with another to produce a given result

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