cofactor

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cofactor

[′kō‚fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
A specific substance required for the activity of an enzyme, such as a coenzyme or metal ion.
(mathematics)
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2001) reported an anticoagulant isolated from the green alga Codium cylindricum on thrombin activity in the absence of antithrombin III and heparin cofactor II using chromogenic substrate.
Congenital abnormalities of other plasmatic anticoagulant mechanisms, such as heparin cofactor II, are apparently not associated with thromboembolism (6) or require further evidence, such as the tissue factor pathway inhibitor (7).

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