NEET Zoology Biomolecules Questions Solved

The inhibition of succinic dehydrogenase by malonate is an example of

(a) competitive inhibition

(b) non-competitive inhibition

(c) allosteric modulation

(d) none of the above

Audio Explanation:

(a) Succinate has a structural similarity with the inhibitor malonate. So, malonate completes with succinate (the substrate) for binding with the active site of the enzyme succinic dehydrogenase. So, it is a competitive inhibition

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