Definition of holoenzyme in English:

holoenzyme

noun

Biochemistry
  • A biochemically active compound formed by the combination of an enzyme with a coenzyme.

    • ‘The holoenzymes of these consist of a conserved catalytic subunit and one or more regulatory subunits.’
    • ‘In this report, a combination of evolutionary and crystallographic data from the COX holoenzyme was used to study interactions at the DNA level.’

Pronunciation:

holoenzyme

/ˌhɒləʊˈɛnzʌɪm/