isozyme

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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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Morphological comparison and isozymic analyses have revealed that these two types should be taxonomically distinguished (Yokogawa 1996).
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