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Uncompetitive inhibition

uncompetitive inhibition

An inhibitory effect on a metabolic function, such as an enzyme, not based on competition for the binding site of the naturally occurring substrate, but on a different effect on the molecule whose function is being inhibited.


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Noncompetitive inhibition is when the inhibitor binds to a site on the enzyme away from the ative site. This reduces it's affinity for the substrate and so reduces the reaction rate. Uncompetitive inhibition is when the inhibitor binds to the enzyme-substrate complex but ...

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by herb386
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:52 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: inhibitors
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inhibitors

Dave is right. In competitive inhibition you have an inhibitor that competes with the active site of the membrane. ... able to bind it's substrate. It is like... can't find an analogy... how about uncompetitive inhibition??

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by kabuto
Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:33 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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what is the difference between uncompetitive and noncompetitive inhibition??

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by kabuto
Mon Sep 04, 2006 12:52 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: inhibitors
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