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al·lo·ster·ic

 (ăl′ə-stĕr′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the binding of a molecule to an enzyme at a site other than the active site, resulting in modulation of the enzyme's activity as a result of a change in its shape.

al′lo·ster′i·cal·ly adv.
al·los′ter·y (ə-lŏs′tə-rē) n.

allosteric

(ˌæləʊˈstɪərɪk)
adj
(Biochemistry) biochem of, relating to, or designating a function of an enzyme in which the structure and activity of the enzyme are modified by the binding of a metabolic molecule

al•lo•ster•ic

(ˌæl əˈstɛr ɪk, -ˈstɪər-)

adj.
of or pertaining to a change in the activity of an enzyme at a site other than the binding site of the substrate.
[1960–65]
al`lo•ster′i•cal•ly, adv.
al`lo•ster′ism
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Their topics include a natural history of sensor domains in bacterial signaling systems, sensing ligands by periplasmic sensing histidine kinases with sensory pas domains, bacterial chemoreceptors as membrane-spanning allosteric enzymes, metal-dependent and metal responsive regulatory systems, and thiol-based sensory factors.