heterotropic

adjective
het·​ero·​tro·​pic | \ -ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce heterotropic (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterotropic

: characterized by enzyme activity in which the substrate binds to the enzyme at only one site and a different molecule modifies the reaction by binding to an allosteric site heterotropic interactions — compare homotropic

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“Heterotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterotropic. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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