Fig. 11: Competitive Inhibition of Enzyme Activity

The end product (inhibitor) of a pathway binds to the active site of the first enzyme in the pathway. As a result, the enzyme can no longer bind to the starting substrate of the pathway.

Illustration of Function of Competitive Inhibition of Enzyme Activity.jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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