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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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Low isozymic differentiation among five species of the Macrozamia heteromera group (Zamiaceae).
(1989) A comparative study on the [NH.sub.2]-terminal amino acid sequences and some other properties of six isozymic forms of human pepsinogens and pepsins.
Isozymic markers were widely applied to detect genetic variability losses of fish artificial populations compared to natural populations (RYMAN; STAHL, 1980).
Isozymic data question the specific status of some blood-sucking bugs of the genus Rhodnius, vectors of Chagas disease.
Morphological comparison and isozymic analyses have revealed that these two types should be taxonomically distinguished (Yokogawa 1996).
Isozymic Identification of Lutzomyia pseudolongipalpis, New Vector Species of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Venezuela.