Kinetics of enzyme action
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Kinetics of enzyme action essential principles for drug hunters by Ross L. Stein

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Published by John Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English


  • Enzyme Inhibitors,
  • Enzyme inhibitors,
  • Enzyme Activation,
  • Enzymes,
  • Pharmacokinetics,
  • Drug Discovery

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoss L. Stein
LC ClassificationsQP601 .S5685 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25066650M
ISBN 100470414111
ISBN 109780470414118
LC Control Number2011015205

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The Chemical Kinetics of Enzyme Action book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about The Chemical Kinetics of Enzyme Action Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews/5(9). About this book. The kinetic mechanisms by which enzymes interact with inhibitors and activators, collectively called modifiers, are scrutinized and ranked taxonomically into autonomous species in a way similar to that used in the biological classification of plants and animals. The systematization of the mechanisms is based on two fundamental characters: the allosteric linkage between substrate and modifier and the factor by which a modifier affects the catalytic constant of the : Springer-Verlag Wien. The Chemical Kinetics of Enzyme Action (2nd Edition) Article (PDF Available) in Biochemical Society Transactions 2(3) June with 5, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Thus, the Michaelis- Menten constant is a constant that relates the steady- state concentrations of enzyme, enzyme-substrate complex, and substrate. Each enzyme-catalyzed reaction reveals a charac­teristic K M value, and this value is a measure of the tendency of the enzyme and the substrate to combine with each other.

There exist many books on enzyme kinetics that offer thorough, in-depth treatises of the subject. This book stresses understanding and practicality, and is not meant to replace, but rather to complement, authoritative treatises on the subject such as Segel’s Enzyme Kinetics. This book starts with a review of the tools and techniques used. Enzymes, the catalysts of biological systems, are remarkable molecular devices that determine the patterns of chemical also mediate the transformation of one form of energy into another. The most striking characteristics of enzymes are their catalytic power and specificity. Catalysis takes place at a particular site on the enzyme called the active by: 6: an introduction to bioenergetics, catalysis and kinetics. some concepts of bioenergetics; factors affecting the rates of chemical reactions; kinetics of uncatalysed chemical reactions; kinetics of enzyme-catalysed reactions: an historical introduction; methods used for investigating the kinetics of enzyme-catalysed reactions. Enzyme kinetics is the study of the chemical reactions that are catalyzed by enzymes. In enzyme kinetics, the reaction rate is measured and the effects of varying the conditions of the reaction are investigated. Studying an enzyme’s kinetics in this way can reveal the catalytic mechanism of this enzyme, its role in metabolism, how its activity is controlled, and how a drug or an agonist might inhibit the enzyme.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laidler, Keith J. (Keith James), Chemical kinetics of enzyme action. Oxford, Clarendon Press, Beginning with the most basic principles pertaining to simple, one-substrate enzyme reactions and their inhibitors, and progressing to a thorough treatment of two-substrate enzymes, Kinetics of Enzyme Action: Essential Principles for Drug Hunters provides biochemists, medicinal chemists, and pharmaceutical scientists with numerous case study.   Now in its fourth edition, this textbook is one of the few titles worldwide to cover enzyme kinetics in its entire scope and the only one to include its implications for bioinformatics and systems biology. Multi-enzyme complexes and cooperativity are therefore treated in more detail than in any other textbook on the market. The respected and well known author is one of the most experienced Author: Athel Cornish-Bowden. Book • 2nd Edition • Authors: 4 - Specificity of Enzyme Action. Pages Select 5 - Monomeric and Oligomeric Enzymes. Select 13 - Sigmoidal Kinetics and Allosteric Enzymes. Book chapter Full text access. 13 - Sigmoidal Kinetics and Allosteric Enzymes. Pages