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Search Results for: allosteric

Allosteric Inhibitors

See allosteric Enzyme. Inhibitors act as 'modulators' in enzyme execution as they can attach themselves to a molecule that... Read More

Monod-Wyman-Changeux model

Definition noun (biochemistry) A model used to describe the allosteric forms of cooperativity Supplement The... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Effector

Definition noun, plural: effectors (biochemistry) A molecule that binds to a protein and affects the function of that... Read More

Activator

Activator (Science: biochemistry) a DNA-binding transcription metabolite that positively modulates an allosteric Enzyme or... Read More

Adair-koshland-nemethy-filmer model

Adair-koshland-nemethy-filmer model --> Koshland-Nemethy-Filmer model (Science: biochemistry, chemistry) a model to... Read More

Sarcoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: sarcoplasmic reticula (cell biology) The special type of smooth endoplasmic reticulum found in... Read More

Pasteur effect

Definition noun The inhibiting effect of oxygen on the fermentation process. Supplement The effect was discovered in 1857 by... Read More

Autophosphorylation

Definition noun (biochemistry) The phosphorylation of the kinase through its own enzymatic... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More