Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation: 7

Answer

Please see the image. In the case that Q and S are present in high concentrations, the reaction L->N would predominate.
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Work Step by Step

In the case that Q and S are present in high concentrations, that would (via inhibition) cause O to build up (see image). In turn, that would inhibit the conversion of L to M, making the conversion of L to N the only remaining reaction uninhibited and, thus, the predominant activity.
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