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Feedback inhibition

Feedback inhibition

(Science: biochemistry, physiology) The process of the end product of a particular metabolic reaction inhibiting an allosteric Enzyme involved in that reaction as the reaction starts again, thus breaking the reaction cycle.


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Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

... product "C". Suppose that, by coincidence, C forms a negative feedback inhibition pathway between A and B. The gene for C will be beneficial because it makes sure ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
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Cellular Energy Questions

... pathways and why it is an evolutionary advantage to do so. (3) b.) Feedback inhibition is a common regulatory mechanism. Describe what feedback inhibition is and explain ...

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by flower555
Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Energy Questions
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Converting Glucose to Fat or ATP?

... the precursor of fatty acid synthesis. This is an example of feedback inhibition. * Citrate allosterically activates Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase. Citrate concentration ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Converting Glucose to Fat or ATP?
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When is feedback inhibition beneficial to a cell?

In what situations is feedback inhibition beneficial to a cell? Thanks. :)

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by mooshell
Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: When is feedback inhibition beneficial to a cell?
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Re: LH

... of thecal cells of oocyte) Day 14 ('ovulation') = LH surge (positive feedback due to oestrogen) Day 14-28 = High progesterone -> Inhibition of LH [NB. Day 28 is menstration] Pregnancy: High progesterone production -> ...

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by Revenged
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:01 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LH
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Views: 5350
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