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noncompetitive inhibition

noncompetitive inhibition in Medicine

noncompetitive inhibition non·com·pet·i·tive inhibition (nŏn'kəm-pět'ĭ-tĭv)
n.
Enzyme inhibition in which the inhibiting compound does not compete with the natural substrate for the active site on the enzyme but inhibits reaction by combining with the enzyme-substrate complex after the complex is formed.

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