isozyme etymology

English word isozyme comes from English iso-, English enzyme

Detailed word origin of isozyme

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
iso- English (eng) (chemistry) forms terms relating to isomers. (mathematics) forms terms relating to isomorphisms. (organic chemistry) (of an aliphatic compound, especially a fatty acid) Having a branch on the penultimate carbon atom of a chain. (physics) forms terms relating to isotopes. Equal.
enzyme English (eng) (biochemistry) A globular protein that catalyses a biological chemical reaction.
isozyme English (eng) (enzyme) An isoenzyme.

Words with the same origin as isozyme

Descendants of iso-
isenergic isoantigen isoattenuation isobutyraldehyde isochasm isoecho isoexcitation isofield isogram isoionic isoluminant isomaltotriose isomer isomyopia isopalmitic acid isoparaffin isopropyl isopropylacetone isopropylamide isoproscaline isosteviol isostructural isotopic isovaline isovitexin
Descendants of enzyme
abzyme antizyme bienzymatic chemoenzymatic cryoenzymology ectoenzymatic electroenzymatic enzymatic enzymatically enzymic enzymological enzymology enzymolysis enzymopathy granzyme immunoenzymatic isoenzymatic isoenzymic lysozyme metalloenzymatic nanozyme nonenzymatic radioenzymatic synzyme