About Cofactors

It provides the assist the enzymes to perform its function and it also prefer to as helper molecules. Cofactor can be metals or coenzymes Co factors are non-protein part of the enzymes which is required for its biological activity. The cofactors divided into complex organic ions or one or more inorganic ions which in turn called as coenzymes. The co factor is tightly co valent bound is called prosthetic group. Some of the cofactor may also be protein derived co factors is formed by post translation modifications

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