Constitutive enzyme


noun, plural: constitutive enzymes

The enzyme synthesized at a relatively constant level.


These enzymes are produced in constant amounts without regard to the physiological demand or the concentration of the substrate. They are continuously synthesized because their role in maintaining cell processes or structure is indispensable.

See also: constitutive gene.

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