allostery


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allostery

[′a·lō‚stir·ē]
(biochemistry)
The property of an enzyme able to shift reversibly between an active and an inactive configuration.
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Interestingly, this inversion of allostery was observed experimentally for peptide LRAASLG, as the affinity of protein kinase A for this substrate was quite significantly below the critical limit.
This means that at least this part of the substrate specificity of protein kinase A that is based on the recognition of the primary structure of phosphorylatable peptides is amplified by allostery.
Protein dynamics and long-range allostery in cell signaling
Allosteric Modulators and Implication of Allostery in Drug