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i′so·zy′mic adj.


(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


(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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Isozymes are becoming biochemical markers of choice for initiating or advancing genetic studies of plants (Karaca, 2013).
According to the company, Dr Xu one of the pioneers in developing cultured human hepatocytes as a tool to study metabolism of xenobiotics and induction of P450 isozymes.
LDH consists of A and B subunits that assemble into homo- or hetero- tetramers that are distributed in the body in various combinations reflecting the metabolic requirements of different tissues and are consistent with the catalytic properties of the isozymes (Cahn et al.
The response parameters evaluated includes expression of isozymes of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), ascorbate peroxidase (APX), glutathione reductase (GR) and peroxidase (POX).
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors-Part 29 1; Interaction of Isozymes I, II and IV with Benzolamide-like Derivatives.
Gamma rays and jasmonic acid treatments caused changes in activities, the band concentration of peroxidase and polyphenol oxidase isozymes and increased amino acid contents.
Almost all types of molecular markers have been tested in chickpea including isozymes (7,15), restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) (44), random amplified polymorphic DNA markers (RAPDs) (12), amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs) (28), sequence characterized amplified regions (SCARs) (19), inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSRs) (12), simple sequence repeat (STMS or SSR) (18,29), resistance gene analogs (RGAs)10, DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) (2) and expressed sequence tags (ESTs) (31).
Drug-metabolizing enzymes include many cytochrome P450 isozymes and others.
Glyphosate treatment, since the lowest activity of the SAI (Figure 2D) and NI isozymes (Figure 2E) occurred at 67 (88.
The studies have been conducted with different genetic markers: AFLPs (one study), isozymes (seven studies), ISSRs (15 studies), RAPDs (ten studies) and nuclear microsatellites (two studies).