Modulators of enzyme activity

It may be true that life can be described as a series of interconnected reactions. However, a central feature of life's chemical reactions is that they are highly controlled. Mechanisms have evolved to modulate that activity of enzyme reactions so they they can occur in contolled corrdinated ways. The control reactions come in many different forms. The following are examples of a few of these control mechanisms.


noncompetitive inhibitors

Feedback inhibition

competitive inhibitors

cooperative binding

covalent modification
Feedback activation


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