The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Energy, Enzymes, and Catalysis Problem Set

Problem 14: Interpreting an "S-shaped" enzyme kinetics curve

The graph shows the results of reaction rate vs substrate concentration for a(n):

A. enzyme plus a competitive inhibitor

B. enzyme plus a non-competitive inhibitor

C. allosteric enzyme

D. enzyme plus an un-competitive inhibitor

E. two enzymes competing for the same substrate

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Wednesday, September 25, 1996
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