isoform
noun Date: 1983 any of two or more functionally similar proteins that have a similar but not an identical amino acid sequence

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  • isoform — iso·form …   English syllables

  • isoform — 1. A tissue specific form of a protein. 2. Synonym of isoenzyme …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • isoform — ˈīsəˌfȯ(ə)rm, fȯ(ə)m noun Etymology: is + form (I) : any of two or more functionally similar proteins that have a similar but not identical amino acid sequence and are either encoded by different genes or by RNA transcripts from the same gene… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • HLA-DQ2 — heteroisoform isoformgroup = HLA DQ2 polymer type = MHC Class II, DQ image source = Illustration of HLA DQ2.5 with deamidate gliadin peptide in the binding pocket.PDB2|1s9v isoformCount = 3 subunit1 = DQA1 subunit2 = DQB1 isoform1 = DQ α2β2 nick1 …   Wikipedia

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