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AIIMS - 2003

An example of the competitive inhibition of an enzyme is the inhibition of:

(a) succinic dehydrogenase by malonic acid

(b) cytochrome oxidase by cyanide

(c) hexokinase by glucose -6-phosphate

(d) carbonic anhydrase by carbondioxide

(a) An example of competitive inhibition of an enzyme is the inhibition of succinic dehydrogenase by malonic acid. It is a simple type of competitive inhibition. A  competitive inhibitor resembles the substrate and binds to the active site of the enzyme. The substrate is then prevented from binding to the same active site.

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