isozyme

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i·so·zyme

 (ī′sə-zīm′)
n.


i′so·zy′mic adj.
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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
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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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Alleles were labeled alphabetically, in the decreasing electrophoretic mobility order of their corresponding allozymes.
Here, an investigation based on wider sampling in terms of space and time, and a combined analysis of allozymes, DNA markers and morphometries are presented.
Isoenzymes may have different allelic forms (allozymes), mostly selective neutrals and co-dominants, which could be used to quantify allelic frequencies and different measures of genetic variation.
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.
For allozymes, the genetic distance indexes resulted in a low to moderate differentiation between PMA and SSF (Nei's D = 0.0248; Fst = 0.0556).
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).
The genus is about 15 million years old (Bolnick et al., 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., 2004; Harris et al., 2005; Bolnick et al., 2006).
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., 1994; Efremov, 2001; Salmenkova et al., 2007).
Allozymes.--Parts of the legs were homogenized in distilled water for performing the cellulose acetate gel electrophoresis, following the procedures of Hebert & Beaton (1989).
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.