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

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Without those co-factors, the enzymes can't function, and ultimately we die.
Novuskin Lift contains 18 of nature's finest rejuvenating ingredients including marine fish collagen, plant-derived antioxidants such as soy protein isolate, green tea extract, yeast extract, ascorbic acid, grape seed extract, horsetail extract, L-gluthathione, pine bark extract, tomato extract, korean ginseng extract, and d-alpha tocopherol acetate (vitamin E); and co-factor nutrients such as zinc gluconate (as zinc), copper gluconate (as copper), manganese sulfate monohydrate (as manganese), oryza ceramide, selenium amino acid chelate (as selenium), and coenzyme Q10.
In their extensive chemical analysis they pointed out that gallbladder become partially akinetic following total vagotomy which is chemically unstable may be considered one of the most important co-factor in the genesis of gallstone formation.
Ubiquinol is an enzyme co-factor that helps strengthen a patient's skeletal system and cardiac muscles, which are weakened by excessive amounts of anti-lipidemic drugs to counter bad cholesterol.
Vitamin C: Ascorbic acid counters free radical damage and is an essential co-factor for collagen synthesis, necessary for proper wound healing.
Glutathione is an endogenous Thiel group-containing antioxidant that reacts with ROS as a co-factor of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase.
Sulfur as an Important Co-factor in the formation of Multilayer Graphene in the Thermolyzed Asphalt Reaction" Yuqun Xie, Simon D.
They are probably a co-factor in that respiratory viruses permit increased colonization and growth of pathogenic bacteria in the nasopharynx.
1994) noted, in vitro, many cells infected with cytomegalovirus or herpes simplex virus are more vulnerable to HIV; and in HIV-infected cells cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus stimulate HIV expression and increase its reproduction, thus being a co-factor in the progression of HIV infection.
Having concluded from this early work that upstream microvascular pressure might be an important co-factor in the development of VILI, we next addressed the question of how the number of ventilatory cycles occurring over a timed interval influences the rate of edema formation or severity of histological alterations when maximum, minimum, and mean airway pressures are held identical.
Al Saeed also stressed that half of all H1N1 fatalities in Oman, so far, had had co-factor diseases.
The role of protein S is as a co-factor for activated protein C in the degradation of factors Va and VIIIa.
They are also an excellent source of the trace mineral manganese, an essential co-factor in energy production and in our antioxidant defence.