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Protein-derived Cofactors

  1. Victor L Davidson

Published Online: 16 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000664.pub2



How to Cite

Davidson, V. L. 2007. Protein-derived Cofactors. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2007

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Protein-derived cofactors are catalytic or redox-active centres in proteins, which are formed by posttranslational modification of one or more amino acid residues.


  • enzyme;
  • catalysis;
  • quinone;
  • amino acid;
  • free radical