al·lo·ste·ry (alґo-ster″e) the condition in which the binding of a substrate, product, or other effector to a subunit of a multi-subunit enzyme or other protein at a site (allosteric site) other than the functional site alters its conformation and functional properties, such as by affecting binding of other ligands at the functional site (cooperativity). allosteric adj

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