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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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The founder effect on genetic variability of experimental populations of mosquito fish were measured by the allozymes electrophoretic technique by Leberg (1992), who estimated the values of proportion of polymorphic loci, number of alleles per locus and heterozygosity.
Alleles were labeled alphabetically, in order of decreasing electrophoretic mobility of their corresponding allozymes.
ABSTRACT Genetic variation was investigated using allozymes, cytochrome c oxidase subunit I, internal transcribed spacer region 1, and microsatellite markers in mainland and insular populations of the carpet shell Riuiitapes decussatus from the western and eastern Mediterranean Basin.
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These authors based this idea from the zero genetic diversity found in the populations studied with allozymes markers.
Staining pattern and genetic interpretation of band patterns of allozymes followed standard principles of Wendel and Weeden (1989).
2006) and given its wide distribution and abundance has been subjected to a series of evolutionary investigations using several markers, including: allozymes, external morphology, osteology, mitochondrial DNA, and nuclear DNA (Wainwright and Lauder, 1992; Mabee, 1993; Near et al.
Allozymes have been used for a number of years to describe chum salmon population differentiation and structure (Okazaki, 1982a; Kijima and Fujio, 1982; Wilmot et al.
Although the validity of allozymes for phylogenetic inferences is questionable since the historical and genealogical relationship between the different alleles remains unknown (Lowe et al.
Specific allozymes have been detected for many mosquitoes and in some cases the isozyme characters appear to be correlated with vector status or another biological attribute.
While some have criticized the reliability of RAPDs, when used carefully, appropriately (see Methods) and in conjunction with allozymes, both techniques are cost-effective tools to measure basic genetic variation that is more accessible to a wider audience.