A group of nitrogen-containing, carbon-based organic compounds that serve as the building blocks of protein and muscle.
A substance which works with an enzyme to promote the enzymes activity. Many coenzymes have vitamins as part of their structures.
A protein molecule that acts as a “helper” in thousands of chemical reactions in the body.
Substances in the body that regulate various biological processes through their ability to activate and deactivate enzymes.
Includes all skeletal bones and muscle, skin, organs, hair, blood, body water. It’s basically your weight minus body fat.
Organic compounds which are vital to life. Many of them function as coenzymes, supporting a multitude of biological functions.