Chapter 8

20 in terms of reversible inhibition what is the

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Unformatted text preview: ted in a metabolic reaction? If you added more reactants, would the reaction rate increase when an enzyme is saturated? Why or why not? 17. What factors are important in determining the optimal activity of an enzyme? Why is it important for an enzyme to function under optimal conditions? 18. What are cofactors of enzymes? Cite an example of an inorganic cofactor? Cite an example of common organic cofactors? What is another name for an organic co ­factor? 19. Molecules can act as reversible and irreversible inhibitors when they bind to enzymes. What type of chemical bond will irreversibly inhibit an enzym...
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