cooperativity


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cooperativity

(kəʊˌɒpərəˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem chem an interaction between structural units within a molecule or between molecules in an assemblage that enables the system to respond more sharply to an external change than would isolated units
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The results obtained from this investigation represents positive cooperativity of comfarol with urease.
The broad thermal transition measured for the lipid suspension in the absence of artepillin C (black curve in Figure 1) in this temperature range, results mainly from the presence of cholesterol embedded in DPPC enriched domains ([L.sub.o] domains), resulting in a substantial loss of cooperativity observed for pure DPPC (38).
Allosteric cooperativity during intestinal cotransport of sodium and chloride in freshwater prawns.
The tryptophan residue may be essential in mediating the total cooperativity of the response of the enzyme to substrate, so it exhibited a pronounced effect on the binding of substrate and the enhancement of the total enzyme activity.
Cross-bridge group ensembles describing cooperativity in thermodynamically consistent way.
For the implementation of the two types of nonverbal behaviors, we rely on prior research [4] in which nonverbal behaviors were systematically tested with regard to how users perceived the virtual agent's expressivity and gaze behavior with regard to cooperativity. For the present study, we adopted these behaviors.
In order to have high specificity for binding site recognition and a dynamic system, weak interactions between TFs in prokaryotes and eukaryotes occur and are a mechanism of cooperativity [20].
These two steps embody the emergence and cooperativity of the combat systems.
Rao, "Functional cooperativity by direct interaction between PAK4 and MMP-2 in the regulation of anoikis resistance, migration and invasion in glioma," Cell Death & Disease, vol.