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Allosteric Enzymes

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Discuss the different methods by which allosteric enzymes are regulated, and define allosteric.

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An allosteric enzyme is defined as a regulatory enzyme with catalytic activity modulated by the non covalent binding of a specific metabolite at a site other than the active site.

Explanation - In the metabolic pathway, groups of enzymes work together in a sequential pattern to carry out a given metabolic process. Allosteric enzymes comprise the first enzyme in the enzymatic series. In every enzyme system, there is one ...

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