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Unformatted text preview: down. For example, the enzyme hexokinase binds to the molecular structure of glucose, breaking it down in the first step of glycolysis. Regulation: Phosphofructokinase is an allosteric enzyme that catalyzes step 3 of glycolysis. It is inhibited by ATP. The way its inhibited is an example of negative feedback. When plenty of ATP is available in the cell to meet demand, respiration slows down, conserving valuable molecules and energy for other functions. This negative feedback system is an example of regulation....
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2009 for the course SI 0126 taught by Professor Gourney during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.
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