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Comparison of competitive and noncompetitive inhibition

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Compare competitive and noncompetitive in terms of A) how Km is effected in presence of inhibitor, B) how Vmax is effected in presence of inhibitor, C) where inhibitor would bind to the enzyme

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A)Km is increased in case of competitive inhibition as the inhibitor competes for the active site and effectively lowers the [S] at the active site. This lowers the rate at low [S]. This increases the apparent Km. In case of ...