allosteric

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

Definition of allosteric

: 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


Medical Dictionary

allosteric

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

medical Definition of allosteric

: 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

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allostery

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

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