BIOTIN

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Biotin is specifically a coenzyme that can be found in carboxylation reactions[1]. For example, the carboxylation of pyruvate which is catalysed by the enzyme pyruvate carboxylase. In order for this to work, biotin must be present.[2]

References:

  1. Denise R.Ferrier,2014,Biochemistry, Sixth Edition, Baltimore, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews.
  2. Berg J., Tymoczko J., Gatto G., and Stryer L., (2015) Biochemistry, 8th edition, New York: WH Freeman, page 479
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