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Chapter 8

Question:

How does a noncompetitive inhibitor decrease the rate of an enzyme reaction?

A) by binding at the active site of the enzyme

B) by changing the shape of a reactant

C) by changing the free energy change of the reaction

D) by acting as a coenzyme for the reaction

E) by decreasing the activation energy of the reaction

Answer:

B) by changing the shape of a reactant



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Question: How does a noncompetitive inhibitor decrease the rate of an enzyme reaction? A) by binding at the active site of the enzyme B) by changing the shape of a reactant C) by changing the free energy change of the reaction D) by acting as a coenzyme for the reaction E) by decreasing the activation energy of the reaction
Answer: B) by changing the shape of a reactant