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a substance (as a coenzyme) that must join with another to produce a given result

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The ova cause granulomas, the entry and exit for the transmission of HIV, and possibly act as a co-factor in cervical carcinogenesis.
This study did not set out to review the role of nitrates in the causation of methemoglobinemia; however, examination of the literature suggests that a number of authors are starting to question the simple association between nitrate and infant methemoglobinemia, in favor of seeing nitrate as a co-factor in one of several causes of the disease.
A related virus, HIV-2, found mostly in western Africa, may have a slightly different co-factor but one that is probably in the same family of proteins, Berger said.
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Furthermore, fundamental questions about transcriptional co-factors have remained unanswered even though they regulate enhancer activities and have become attractive therapeutic targets, e.
Published research has demonstrated that nicotinamide riboside can play an important role in NAD+ production, which is an important cellular co-factor in mitochondrial health," said Frank Jaksch, Jr.
Zinc is one example of an important co-factor that's often too low to allow your immune system to respond.
Specifically, we propose to use a biochemical restitution approach to obtain a detailed molecular picture of how dynein is targeted to the mitotic kinetochore; we will perform a forward genetic and proteomic screen to expand the so-far limited inventory of metazoan dynein interactors, whose functional characterization will shed light on known dynein-dependent processes and lead to novel unanticipated lines of research into dynein regulation; we will dissect the function and regulation of the most important dynein co-factor, the multi-subunit dynactin complex; and finally we will strive to establish a novel C.
Demographics will be an important co-factor, as the aging populations in developed countries drive increasing demand for medical procedures and medical device implants.
The health-promoting effects of vitamin C can be attributed to its biological functions as a co-factor for a number of enzymes and as a water-soluble antioxidant.
Selenium is an important co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase.
Aging, stomach problems including antacids, and stress cut down on your ability to make this co-factor.
We aim to develop the study of the reaction dynamics in enzyme active sites after photoinitiation of an active co-factor.
Researchers hypothesize that chromium's essential role as an insulin co-factor may be the biological link between chromium, carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression.
This test, the Functional Intracellular Analysis (FIA), evaluates how well an antioxidant or its co-factor functions within lymphocytes.