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Any of several forms of an enzyme that catalyze the same reaction but differ in chemical structure. Also called isozyme.

i′so·en·zy′mic adj.


(Biochemistry) another name for isozyme
isoenzymic, isoenzymatic adj


(ˈaɪ səˌzaɪm)

a variant form of certain enzymes that catalyzes the same reaction as other forms. Also called isoenzyme.
[1959; iso- + (en) zyme]
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Of the many isoenzymatic systems, malate dehydrogenase (MDH), acid phosphatase (ACP), phosphoglucose isomerase (PGI), 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (PGD) and isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) were reported to be most informative for characterization of maize inbreds (Mauria et al.
1976), low genetic variability for isoenzymatic loci from the cave beetle Ptomaphagus hirtus (Leiodidae) was one third smaller than the genetic variability of most invertebrates, which may be attributed to environmental constancy and habitat uniformity.
Leishmania-human immunodeficiency virus coinfection in the Mediterranean basin: Isoenzymatic characterization of 100 isolates of the L.
The first isoenzymatic characterizations of the Leishmania strains responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis in the area of Annaba (Eastern Algeria) [cited 2014 Jan 16].
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