Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ho'mo-tro'pik

Definition: Referring to the binding of the same ligand to a macromolecule; the binding of four O2 to hemoglobin is homotropic cooperativity.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.