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Competitive inhibition

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  1. a form of enzyme inhibition where binding of the inhibitor to the enzyme prevents binding of the substrate and vice versa

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  2. In competitive inhibition, the inhibitor binds to the same active site as the normal enzyme substrate, without undergoing a reaction

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  3. Vmax remains the same because the presence of the inhibitor can be overcome by higher substrate concentrations

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  4. where KI is the inhibitors dissociation constant and [I] is the inhibitor concentration

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  5. In the simplest case of a single-substrate enzyme obeying Michaelis-Menten kinetics, the typical scheme is modified to include binding of the inhibitor to the free enzyme

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  6. Note that the inhibitor does not bind to the ES complex and the substrate does not bind to the EI complex

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