allosteric

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adjective al·lo·ste·ric \ˌa-lō-ˈster-ik, -ˈstir-\

Definition of allosteric

  1. :  of, relating to, undergoing, or being a change in the shape and activity of a protein (such as an enzyme) that results from combination with another substance at a point other than the chemically active site

allosterically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allostery

play \ˈa-lō-ˌster-ē, -ˌstir-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of allosteric

all- + steric


First Known Use: 1962


Medical Dictionary

allosteric

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adjective al·lo·ste·ric \ˌal-ō-ˈster-ik, -ˈsti(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of allosteric

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a change in the shape and activity of a protein (as an enzyme) that results from combination with another substance at a point other than the chemically active site

allosterically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

allostery

\ˈal-ō-ˌster-ē, -ˌsti(ə)r-\play play noun plural

allosteries


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