Class Notes


Dr. J. Pollock, Medical College of Georgia
Biochemistry, Lecture 5
September 2nd 2005

  1. Enzyme Nomenclature
  2. Enzymatic Reactions
  3. Enzymes and Inhibitors

Enzyme Nomenclature

Enzymatic Reactions

The Active Site


Models of Enzyme Activity

Reaction Velocity

The Michaelis-Menten Model of Enzyme Catalysis

Turnover Number

Catalytic Perfection/Catalytic Efficiency

Double-Reciprocal Plot (the Lineweaver-Burke Plot)

Enzymes and Inhibitors

Irreversible Enzyme Inhibition

Competitive Inhibitors

Noncompetitive Inhibitors

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