Test: MCAT Physical

Chymotrypsin is a proteolytic enzyme that is released by the pancreas. Using a water molecule, it cleaves the traget polypeptide and creates the new N and C termini for the newly made fragments.


Suppose an inhibitor interacts with chymotrypsin. If the inhibitor acts by noncovalently binding to chymotrypsin, and only decreases its maximum catalytic rate, what type of inhibitor is being used?

Noncompetitive inhibitor

Competitive inhibitor 

Suicide inhibitor

Mixed inhibitor

1/1 questions


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