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cooperativity

or co-operativity

[koh-op-er-uh-tiv-i-tee] /koʊˌɒp ər əˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the increase or decrease in the rate of interaction between a reactant and a protein as the reactant concentration increases.
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British Dictionary definitions for cooperativity

cooperativity

/kəʊˌɒpərəˈtɪvɪtɪ/
noun
1.
(biochem, chem) an interaction between structural units within a molecule or between molecules in an assemblage that enables the system to respond more sharply to an external change than would isolated units
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