cocarboxylase


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cocarboxylase

(ˌkəʊkɑːˈbɒksɪˌleɪz)
n
(Chemistry) thiamine pyrophosphate
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Noun1.cocarboxylase - a coenzyme important in respiration in the Krebs cycle
coenzyme - a small molecule (not a protein but sometimes a vitamin) essential for the activity of some enzymes
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Medications were used to strength energetic exchange and normalize electric assurance and microviscosity in cellular membrane: lipoid acid 0.5% 1-2 ml i/v with 5% glucose; calcium pantothenate 20% 1-2 ml i/v with 50 ml glucose; cocarboxylase 75-100 mg: riboflavin mononucleotide 1% 1-2 ml; nicotinic acid 1% 1-2 ml; alpha tocopherol acetate 5-10 mg/kg; retinol acetate 33 thousands MU i/m; piridoxalphosphate 0.005% 2ml i/m; trental 200-400 mg per day; albumin 10% 10-15 ml/kg twice per week; curantyl 0.5% 2ml; heparin 150 un/kg.
Thiamin (vitamin B1) is the active form of thiamine pyrophosphate, which functions as a cocarboxylase. It is required for the oxidative carboxylase of pyruvate to form active acetate and acetyl coenzyme A.