allosteric enzymes
@[email protected] which contain regions to which small, regulatory molecules (cf. @[email protected]) may bind in addition to and separate from @[email protected] binding sites. On binding the @[email protected], the catalytic activity of the enzyme towards the substrate may be enhanced, in which case the @[email protected] is an @[email protected], or reduced, in which case it is an @[email protected]
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 146 [Terms] [Paper]