The cofactor of the enzyme carboxypeptidase is

1) copper

2) iron

3) zinc

4) manganese

Answer:3) zinc

Explanation: Carboxypeptidase is a proteolytic enzyme. Zinc is a cofactor for carboxypeptidase. A cofactor is a non-protein part of the holoenzyme, e.g. metal ions, coenzymes or prosthetic groups.

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