Cofactors and Enzyme inhibition

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What are cofactors and coenzymes?
Essential for enzymes to work
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What is competitive inhibition?
Similar shapes to substrate, competes against substrate to fit in active site
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What is non competitive inhibition
bind to enzyme away from active site
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What makes inhibitors reversible or irreversible?
Strong covalent bonds - irreversible/ Weak hydrogen bonds - reversible
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What can enzyme inhibition do?
Helps to protect cells
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What is competitive inhibition?

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Similar shapes to substrate, competes against substrate to fit in active site

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What is non competitive inhibition

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What makes inhibitors reversible or irreversible?

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What can enzyme inhibition do?

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