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Related to feedback inhibition: Allosteric regulation
feedback inhibition[′fēd‚bak ‚in·ə‚bish·ən]
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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