Definition of Isoform

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of several different forms of the same protein, arising from either single nucleotide polymorphisms, differential splicing of mRNA, or post-translational modifications (e.g. sulfation, glycosylation, etc.) ¹



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Definition of Isoform

1. one of two or more proteins having a similar form [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isoform

1. A protein having the same function and similar (or identical sequence), but the product of a different gene and usually) tissue specific. Rather stronger in implication than homologous. (15 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isoform

isoferroplatinum
isoflavane
isoflavanes
isoflavone
isoflavone-5-O-methyltransferase
isoflavone 7-O-glucoside-6''-malonate malonylesterase
isoflavone synthase
isoflavones
isoflavonoid
isoflavonoids
isoflorane
isofluorane
isofluorphate
isoflurane
isoflurophate
isoform (current term)
isoforms
isofrequency
isofuran
isofurans
isogamete
isogametes
isogametic
isogamic
isogamies
isogamous
isogeneic graft
isogenesis

Literary usage of Isoform

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1. Modern Medicinal Preparations of the Farbwerke (vormals Meister, Lucius (1907)
"On further treatment with isoform powder the scab is thrown off naturally by the clean granulations developed underneath. Badly infected ichorous wounds are ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"isoform Gauze—Preparation.—E. Weyrich recommends the following process for preparing isoform gauze, using for this purpose the commercial " isoform Paste" ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"E. Weyrich recommends the following process for preparing isoform gauze, using for this purpose the commercial " isoform Paste" (which see under " isoform") ..."

4. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"In general, the B-APP695 isoform is expressed almost exclusively in neurons. The Kunitz inhibitor containing isoforms, in contrast, are ubiquitously ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1906)
"He found that isoform uniformly diminished ... In powder form, isoform exerts its disinfecting action in the stomach in a few minutes. ..."

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