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Details for cofactor metabolic process
Gene ontology ID
GO:0051186
Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways involving a cofactor, a substance that is required for the activity of an enzyme or other protein. Cofactors may be inorganic, such as the metal atoms zinc, iron, and copper in certain forms, or organic, in which case they are referred to as coenzymes. Cofactors may either be bound tightly to active sites or bind loosely with the substrate
Synonyms
1. cofactor metabolism
References
1. GOC: ai
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