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

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From this observation we conclude that apo A5 519W is a crucial cofactor for developing hypertriglyceridemia in patients with apo E2/2.
Cofactors are included in models [3] and [5] by adding the term
However, many of their cofactors were based upon QI matrices.
For some cofactors and for some patients, they are probably expensive placebos.
Further investigation would reveal deficiencies in cofactors or direct defects of aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH).
The article identifies cofactors (cigarette and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use) that increase the likelihood of a given amount of maternal opiate use leading to clinical NAS.
He covers metabolism overall and its context; enzymes and coenzymes; the transport of small molecules; glycolysis and fermentation; respiration; non-glycolytic routes; amino acids, pyrimidines, and purines; carbohydrates, cofactors, and inorganic constituents; lipids; catabolism; and stress.
Other chapter topics are structure and function of [NiFe]-hydrogenases, carbon monoxide and cyanide ligands in the active site of [FeFe]-hydrogenases, the dual role of heme as cofactor and substrate in the biosynthesis of carbon monoxide, copper-carbon bonds in mechanistic and structural probing of proteins, and computational studies of bioorganometallic enzymes and cofactors.
Four of the 12 steps are the relatively simple addition or removal of water, while the other 8 are mediated by specific cofactors. Cofactors are a special class of molecules that we term chimeromers (see below), which function as construction enablers in synthesizing the components of the metabolome.
And apparently, the basis for the effect depends on changes in the way the Pparg2 receptor interacts with its cofactors and in its sensitivity to a fat-produced hormone known as adiponectin, which influences blood sugar control and fatty acid breakdown.
Patient 1: You supplement the patient with 150 mg 5-HTP, 1,500 mg tyrosine, and required cofactors twice daily.
Other examples include the interconversions of cofactors, such as NADH or ATP, which are present in the cell in limiting amounts and have to be recycled effectively for metabolism to continue.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Obstructive sleep apnea is tied to a 30% increased risk of myocardial infarction or death even after adjustment for many cofactors, Dr.
That individually and environmentally mediated cofactors function in the development of infant methemoglobinemia (iMHG) is not a new finding.