Definición de cofactor en inglés:


Saltos de línea: co|fac¦tor
Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊfaktə


  • 1A contributory cause of a disease.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The causes are clearly different from risk factors, which are the diseases accompanying cofactors.
    • Anorectal infections are a potent cofactor for HIV transmission.
    • Counseling can be offered to all patients with HCV infection to modify or prevent the adverse effects of cofactors, such as alcohol consumption, on disease progression.
  • 2 Biochemistry A substance (other than the substrate) whose presence is essential for the activity of an enzyme.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Thiamine pyrophosphate, the active form of vitamin B-1, is a key cofactor of the essential enzymes involved in carbon metabolism.
    • Copper is usually utilized in organisms as a cofactor in enzymes or electron transfer proteins that catalyze redox reactions or oxygen chemistry.
    • Modifications of proteins that depend upon vitamin C as a cofactor include proline and lysine hydroxylations.
  • 3 Mathematics The quantity obtained from a determinant or a square matrix by removal of the row and column containing a specified element.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Now, if A belongs to M n, then its matrix of cofactors A’ also has integer entries.

Más definiciones de cofactor 

Definición de cofactor en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día astrogation
Pronunciación: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space