isoform

noun iso·form \ ˈī-sə-ˌfȯrm \

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


Medical Dictionary

isoform

noun iso·form \ ˈī-sə-ˌfȯrm \

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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