Microbiology - Enzyme Reaction - Discussion

Discussion :: Enzyme Reaction - Section 1 (Q.No.2)

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The ability of a competitive inhibitor to bind to an active site in an allosterically controlled enzyme is __________ than the ability of a non-competitive inhibitor to bind to an active site in the same allosterically controlled enzyme.

[A]. greater
[B]. lesser
[C]. approximately equal
[D]. half

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Kari Treasure said: (Aug 3, 2012)  
In competitive inhibition, there is just one enzyme - substate site as such law of struggle for existence applies. While in the case of noncompetitive inhibition there is an extra site for the inhibiting enzyme thus less competition.

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