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  • Curtailing vital activity

    Curtailing vital activity

    Thus far, the only substances in cells that affect the activities of enzymes are their substrates. However, enzymes are also influenced by products like alternative substrates, substrate analogues, drugs, toxins, and an especially important class of regulators called allosteric effectors. Most of these substances have an inhibitory effect on enzyme activity, reducing (or sometimes even …

    January 25, 2017
  • Curtailing vital activity

    Curtailing vital activity

    Thus far, the only substances in cells that affect the activities of enzymes are their substrates. However, enzymes are also influenced by products like alternative substrates, substrate analogues, drugs, toxins, and an especially important class of regulators called allosteric effectors. Most of these substances have an inhibitory effect on enzyme activity, reducing (or sometimes even …

    January 25, 2017