allosteric control


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allosteric control

[¦a·lə¦stir·ik kən′trōl]
(biochemistry)
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This subversion of the allosteric control allows another molecule of ceftaroline to access the active site, which inhibits the function of the enzyme, leading to cell death by MRSA.
Thirdly, this mechanism of allosteric control over enzyme specificity also pointed out that the structural factors that govern substrate recognition by the enzyme active centre could not be presented by simple additive models.
The oxygen binding affinity of natural human hemoglobin is too high when it is free in the blood stream (not contained within erythrocytes) because of a lack of allosteric control.