The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set

Problem 9: Kinetics of an enzyme reaction with a non-competitive inhibitor.

Which of the following graphs shows the results of reaction rate vs substrate concentration for an non-allosteric enzyme in the absence and presence of a non-competitive inhibitor (non-competitive inhibitors bind to an enzyme at a site different than the active site)?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

E. none of the graphs.

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