Definition of isoenzyme in English:

isoenzyme

noun

Biochemistry
  • Each of two or more enzymes with identical function but different structure.

    • ‘Catalase isoenzymes responded differentially, the most acidic isoforms being the most sensitive to Cd treatment.’
    • ‘Adverse drug reactions are possible if the drug is an inhibitor of CYP isoenzymes and disrupts enzyme function.’
    • ‘These new findings highlight the physiological importance of different GS1 isoenzymes in plant nitrogen metabolism.’
    • ‘In pathogens, there are multiple and independently regulated pectate lyase isoenzymes which are encoded by different genes.’
    • ‘Human alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes have attracted much interest because of their clinical implications.’

Pronunciation:

isoenzyme

/ˈʌɪsəʊˌɛnzʌɪm/