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Any of several forms of an enzyme that catalyze the same reaction but differ in chemical structure. Also called isozyme.

i′so·en·zy′mic adj.
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(Biochemistry) another name for isozyme
isoenzymic, isoenzymatic adj
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(ˈaɪ səˌzaɪm)

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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1994) isoenzymatic pattern, tuber proteins and chromosome number and structure (Pijnacker and Ramulu 1990).
* "Isoenzymatic activity differences of single biocatalysts are more readily balanced by combining uniformly acting hydrolases of varying origins
(1976), low genetic variability for isoenzymatic loci from the cave beetle Ptomaphagus hirtus (Leiodidae) was one third smaller than the genetic variability of most invertebrates, which may be attributed to environmental constancy and habitat uniformity.
Leishmania-human immunodeficiency virus coinfection in the Mediterranean basin: Isoenzymatic characterization of 100 isolates of the L.
The first isoenzymatic characterizations of the Leishmania strains responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis in the area of Annaba (Eastern Algeria) [cited 2014 Jan 16].
GarciaTorres, " Isoenzymatic study of broomrape (Orobanche cernua) populations infesting sunflower (Helianthus annuus)" in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Parasitic Weeds, pp.
Costa, "Triatoma rubrovaria (Blanchard, 1843) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) I: isoenzymatic and chromatic patterns of five populations from the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil," Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, vol.
Franco, "Isoenzymatic characterization of human isolates of Leishmania sp (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) from the municipalities of Rio Preto da Eva and Manaus, State of Amazonas," Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, vol.
The population genetics of the species was described by Figueredo and Nassar (2011) using 17 isoenzymatic loci and seven populations, including 30 to 35 plants per population and covering a large area, of ca.