Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 8 - 8.4 - Concept Check - Page 159: 3


Competitive inhibitors can be overcome by giving extra substrate to swamp out the inhibitory effect at the active site. In contrast, noncompetitive inhibitors bind elsewhere and are unaffected by extra substrate.

Work Step by Step

Since competitive inhibitors and noncompetitive inhibitors bind at different places they can be differentiated based on changes in the rate of reaction.
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