isoform


iso·form

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌfrm\

Definition of ISOFORM

:  any of two or more functionally similar proteins that have a similar but not an identical amino acid sequence

First Known Use of ISOFORM

1983

iso·form

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌfrm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOFORM

: any of two or more functionally similar proteins that have a similar but not identical amino acid sequence and are either encoded by different genes or by RNA transcripts from the same gene which have had different exons removed

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