Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 11 - 11.3 - Concept Check: 2


Phosphorylation cascades are turned off by dephosphorylation, which is accomplished by enzymes called phosphatases.

Work Step by Step

Just as you turn a light on by flipping its switch in one direction and off by flipping in the opposite direction, the effects of kinases are opposed by the effects of phosphatases.
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