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Search Results for: substrate inhibition

Substrate inhibition

substrate inhibition inhibition of an enzyme activity by a substrate of the reaction catalyzed by that enzyme; often, this... 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

Active site

Definition noun, plural: active sites The specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place or... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Competitive inhibition

Competitive inhibition (Science: chemistry) inhibitor that occupies the active site of an enzyme or the binding Site of a... Read More

Uncompetitive inhibition

uncompetitive inhibition An inhibitory effect on a metabolic function, such as an enzyme, not based on competition for the... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Crabtree effect

Definition noun The aerobic production of ATP, inhibition of cell respiration, and production of ethanol as coupled events... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More