apoenzyme

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00417
The protein part of an enzyme without the cofactor necessary for @[email protected] The cofactor can be a metal ion, an organic molecule ( @[email protected] ), or a combination of both.
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 2587. (Glossary of bioanalytical nomenclature - Part 1: General terminology, body fluids, enzymology, immunology (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 2593 [Terms] [Paper]