feedback inhibition


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feedback inhibition

[′fēd‚bak ‚in·ə‚bish·ən]
(biochemistry)
A cellular control mechanism by which the end product of a series of metabolic reactions inhibits the activity of the first enzyme in the sequence. Also known as allosteric control.
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As the folate biosynthetic enzymes are not present in the vacuole, it may be possible to accumulate folate without feedback inhibition of its synthesis by directing folate import into this organelle.
Contribution of connexin26 to electrical feedback inhibition in the turtle retina.
These data demonstrate that calmodulin interaction with TRPC1 is required for feedback inhibition of the TRPC1 channel.
Endocrine systems with feedback inhibition are considered as well as protein binding, binding kinetics, and the laboratory measurement of bioactive fractions of protein-bound constituents.