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Enzyme Activation

Conversion of an inactive form of an enzyme to one possessing metabolic activity. It includes 1, activation by ions (activators); 2, activation by cofactors (coenzymes); and 3, conversion of an enzyme precursor (proenzyme or zymogen) to an active enzyme.

Year introduced: 1976(1969)

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Tree Number(s): G02.111.263, G03.328

MeSH Unique ID: D004789

Entry Terms:

  • Activation, Enzyme
  • Activations, Enzyme
  • Enzyme Activations

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