allozyme

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allozyme (plural allozymes)

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Either form of an enzyme specified by an allelic gene.
    • 1997, Hydrothermal Vent Fauna, in Advances in Marine Biology: The Biogeography of the Oceans, page 111:
      [] suggesting the two are different stages of the same species. The identity of the two species is further suggested by allozyme analysis []