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i·so·zyme

 (ī′sə-zīm′)
n.


i′so·zy′mic adj.

isozyme

(ˈaɪsəʊˌzaɪm)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a set of structural variants of an enzyme occurring in different tissues in a single species. Also called: isoenzyme
[from iso- + (en)zyme]
isozymic adj

i•so•zyme

(ˈaɪ səˌzaɪm)

n.
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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14) Drugs that inhibit or induce P-450 isozymes can either potentiate or reduce the anticoagulation effect of warfarin, respectively.
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1996) observed that Al induced or repressed expression of several soluble POD isozymes in cultured tobacco cells but it did not alter the gene expression or activity of cell wall bound PODs.
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Melagatran pharmacokinetics are also not expected to be affected by inhibitors of these isozymes (1, 2, 4, 5, 7).
To date at least 10 mammalian ACs have been identified [17, 18], and most of the isozymes contain two hydrophobic regions, each comprising six transmembrane helixes and three large cytoplasmic domains: N, C1a/b, and C2 [19].
Cannabinoids are known to interact with isozymes of cytochrome P450, but there was no interaction between nelfinavir and either marijuana or dronabinol.
Lactate removal in this organism may be facilitated by the composition of LDH isozymes within tissues.
These studies also suggested that the difference in activities of the A and B isozymes of chymosin may be due to the increased binding affinity of the substrate as a result of strong electrostatic interactions with Asp244 of chymosin and positively charged His 102 of the substrate.
Electrophorese the proteins (200 V, 30 ma) for about 1 1/2 hours and then stain the gel for esterase isozymes, acid phosphatase, tetrazolium oxidase isozymes, and for the total protein.