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Related to competitive inhibition: Uncompetitive inhibition
competitive inhibition[kəm′ped·əd·iv ‚in·ə′bish·ən]
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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