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

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An established biological route to generate nitrogen gas is via anammox bacteria, which use enzymes employing iron-based cofactors to combine nitrates and ammonia, yielding nitrogen gas and water.
This investment comes on the heels of Cofactor securing CAP/CLIA accreditation of its platform in order to process clinical-grade formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) patient samples, as well as the validation and launch of two initial products: Pinnacle and Paragon.
6] is also involved in this process, as it functions as a cofactor for the enzyme Cystathionine [beta]-synthase (CBS), the first, and rate-limiting enzyme in the transsulfuration pathway, which is required to convert Hcy to cystathioine.
Based on the literature survey FeMo cofactor and ruthenium metal complexes are selected for the analysis because of their greater potential for activation of triple bond in nitrogen.
Manganese is another nitrate reductase cofactor, and when it is limiting, manganese fertilizer applications by foliar spray or drip application will elicit foliage darkening and growth responses.
Cofactor said the acquisition advances its expansion into RNA-based diagnostics and further solidifies its plans for the development and delivery of RNA-based tests for cancer and neurodegenerative disease.
9,120,820, claims detection analyte probes based on a natural product mimic of the methyltransferase cofactor S-adenosylmethionine (SAM).
2) Nonstandard abbreviations: VWD, von Willebrand disease; VWF:RCo, von Willebrand factor ristocetin cofactor activity; VWF:Ag, von Willebrand factor antigen level; PT-VWD, platelet VWD.
Various single nucleotide polymorphisms in which the variant amino acid reduces coenzyme binding demonstrate that enzymatic activity can be improved by increasing cellular concentrations of the cofactor through high-dose nutrient therapy (28,29).
3 They are also an excellent source of manganese, an essential cofactor in a number of enzymes important in energy production and antioxidant defences.
The polynomial K = K(x, y, z) is called the cofactor of f.
PQQ was first recognized as an enzyme cofactor in bacteria.
It also serves as an important cofactor in the synthesis of epinephrine.
Among the other topics: microbial and plant cell synthesis of secondary metabolites and strain improvement, flux control analysis and stoichiometric network modeling, and enzyme and cofactor engineering in the pharmaceutical and fermentation industries.
Researchers consider the human microbiome to be a cofactor in diseases ranging from obesity, to inflammatory bowel syndrome, and to cancers, psoriasis, asthma, autism, type 2 diabetes, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.