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Also contains definition of: enzyme activator

A substance, other than the catalyst or one of the substrates, that increases the rate of a catalysed reaction without itself being consumed; the process is called activation. An activator of an enzyme-catalysed reaction may be called enzyme activator, if it acts by binding to the enzyme.
See also: effector
PAC, 1993, 65, 2291 (Nomenclature of kinetic methods of analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2292
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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