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.


Hope this helps :slight_smile:

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