suicide inhibitor(redirected from Suicide inhibition)
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suicide inhibitor[′sü·ə‚sīd in′hib·əd·ər]
A compound which resembles the normal substrate for an enzyme, but which interacts with the enzyme to form a covalent bond and thus inactivates the enzyme.
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