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W FACTOR

A prosthetic group for carboxylase enzymes. Significant in fatty acid biosynthesis and catabolism and has found widespread use as a covalent label for macromolecules which may then be detected by tall affinity binding of labelled avidin or streptavidin. Essential growth factor for much cells. This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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