Definition of isozyme in English:


Syllabification: i·so·zyme
Pronunciation: /ˈīsəˌzīm


Each of two or more enzymes with identical function but different structure.
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  • The best studied set of isozymes is the lactate dehydrogenase system.
  • Two or three genes encode sucrose synthase isozymes in monocot species such as maize, barley, wheat, and rice.
  • The isozymes of each given enzyme were also numbered sequentially following a similar methodology.

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