allosteric

[al-uh-ster-ik, -steer-]

Origin of allosteric

First recorded in 1960–65; allo- + steric
Related formsal·lo·ster·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for allosteric

allosteric

adjective
  1. biochem of, relating to, or designating a function of an enzyme in which the structure and activity of the enzyme are modified by the binding of a metabolic molecule
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