Glossary of Medical Terms

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Transformation of an inactive form of an enzyme to one possessing metabolic activity. It includes 1) activation by ions (activators); 2) activation by cofactors (coenzymes); and 3) transformation of an enzyme precursor (proenzyme or zymogen) to an active enzyme.
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