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Descriptor English: Enzyme Activation
Descriptor Spanish: Activación Enzimática
Descriptor Portuguese: Ativação Enzimática
Descriptor French: Activation enzymatique
Entry term(s): Activation, Enzyme
Activations, Enzyme
Enzyme Activations
Tree number(s): G02.111.263
G03.328
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004789
Scope note: Conversion 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, conversion of an enzyme precursor (proenzyme or zymogen) to an active enzyme.
Annotation: IM for general only; NIM with specific enzyme (IM); "enzyme reactivation": coord IM with specific enzyme /metab (IM) + ENZYME REACTIVATORS (IM) if discussed (see note there)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 76; was see under BIOCHEMISTRY 1975
History Note: 76(69); was see under BIOCHEMISTRY 1975
DeCS ID: 4869
Unique ID: D004789
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Enzyme Activation - Preferred
Concept UI M0007518
Scope note Conversion 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, conversion of an enzyme precursor (proenzyme or zymogen) to an active enzyme.
Preferred term Enzyme Activation
Entry term(s) Activation, Enzyme
Activations, Enzyme
Enzyme Activations



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