Medical Definition of Allosterism

1. The influencing of an enzyme activity, or the binding of a ligand to a protein, by a change in the conformation of the protein, brought about by the binding of a substrate or other effector at a site (allosteric site) other than the active site of the protein. Compare: cooperativity, hysteresis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allosterism

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allosensitization
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allostasis
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allosteric enzyme
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allosterism (current term)
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allotetraploid
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allothreonines
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