Definition of isoenzyme in English:

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isoenzyme

Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsəʊˌɛnzʌɪm/

noun

Biochemistry
Each of two or more enzymes with identical function but different structure.
Example sentences
  • Adverse drug reactions are possible if the drug is an inhibitor of CYP isoenzymes and disrupts enzyme function.
  • Human alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes have attracted much interest because of their clinical implications.
  • These new findings highlight the physiological importance of different GS1 isoenzymes in plant nitrogen metabolism.

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