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What is the difference between cofactors and prosthetic groups?

Prosthetic groups are permanently attached to the enzyme

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What does the ratio of NADH/NAD+ tell us about the energy state of the cell?

Higher ratio of reduced cofactor-->more reduction potential/energy in cell

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NADH and NADPH are derived from which vitamin?

Niacin

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Where is niacin abundant in the diet?

Meats and legumes