Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: a cofactor

A cofactor is a general term for a compound or ion that is essential for the activity of an enzyme. There are differences of opinion as to whether an organic cofactor is the same as a coenzyme.

Child Classes: a cofactor that is synthesized in situ (1) , a prosthetic group (21)

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