competitive inhibition

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competitive inhibition

[kəm′ped·əd·iv ‚in·ə′bish·ən]
(biochemistry)
Enzyme inhibition in which the inhibitor competes with the natural substrate for the active site of the enzyme; may be overcome by increasing substrate concentration.
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Current approaches to neutralising chemoresistance have centred on developing competitive inhibitors.
These drugs also are competitive inhibitors of histamine receptors, both [H.

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