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    Steven Kim
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    I don’t think competitive inhibition doesn’t lower activation energy

    What’s the answer for this?

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    Ari Horesh updated 1 year, 3 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
  • Ari Horesh

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    March 31, 2021 at 5:29 pm
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    The competitive inhibitor binds to the active site and prevents the substrate from binding there. The noncompetitive inhibitor binds to a different site on the enzyme; it doesn’t block substrate binding, but it causes other changes in the enzyme so that it can no longer catalyze the reaction efficiently.