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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These findings were published online in the peer-reviewed journal 'Molecular Pharmacology (Lateral Allosterism in the Glucagon Receptor Family: GLP-1 Induces GPCR Heteromer Formation [Schelshorn et al', Molecular Pharmacology, Published online, doi: 10.
Structure, function and interfacial allosterism in phospholipase A2: insight from the anion-assisted dimer.