allosteric

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Etymology[edit]

allo- (other) +‎ steric (arrangement of atoms in space)

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allosteric (comparative more allosteric, superlative most allosteric)

  1. (biochemistry, of an enzyme) That binds a compound on an inactive site and thus changes conformation in order to become either active or inactive

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