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- adj. Of or pertaining to isosteres
- adj. Having constant specific volume over time or space
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of an isostere. See isostere, 1.
- In physical chemistry, having equal atomic volumes.
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To prove these findings conclusively the scientists used an elegant trick: The methionine molecules were replaced with isosteric, chemically stable, non-oxidizable analogs, i.e. with the more hydrophobic norleucine (simulates non-oxidized methionine) and the highly hydrophilic methoxinine (simulates oxidized methionine).
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