During an allosteric enzyme reaction in the absence of an inhibitor, a specific substrate binds to the active site of the bacterial enzyme forming an enzyme-substrate complex. The enzyme then catalizes the breakdown of the substrate into two end products required by the bacterium.
Flash animation illustrating Non-competitive Inhibition
with Allosteric Enzymes
in the Absence of an Inhibitor .swf by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: September, 2018
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