Different types of inhibitors?

How do they affect enzymes

@Kurt_Enriquez This is the same response I posted to something else, so here it is again :slight_smile:
The two types of inhibition are competitive and noncompetitive inhibition

Competitive inhibition is when a molecule besides the substrate binds to the active site of the enzyme.

Noncompetitive inhibition is when a molecule binds to site other than the active site, known as an allosteric site. In noncompetitive inhibition, a substrate can still bind to the active site, but no products are made because the noncompetitive inhibitor is still bound to the allosteric site.
Allosteric inhibition is a type of noncompetitive inhibition. An allosteric inhibitor will bind to the allosteric site, which causes the active site to change its shape and won’t allow the substrate to bind.

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Hope this helps :slight_smile:

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