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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·los′ter·y (ə-lŏs′tə-rē) n.
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(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
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al•lo•ster•ic(ˌæl əˈstɛr ɪk, -ˈstɪər-)
of or pertaining to a change in the activity of an enzyme at a site other than the binding site of the substrate.
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