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Problem: How might you determine whether inhibition is reversible or irreversible? Drag the terms on the left to the appropriate blanks on the right to complete the sentences.• charge• if not• activator• symmetry• nitrogen atoms• if so• inhibitor • covalently• halogens• heavy metals• non-covalentlyBecause irreversible inhibitors bind to the enzyme _______, you could analyze the enzyme molecule after adding the ______ to see if there was an increase of enzyme molecular weight or _________. You could test whether the inhibitor contains any _______, which often are irreversible inhibitors. You could test whether it is possible to separate the inhibitor from the inhibited enzyme (by dilution, for example) - _________, the inhibitor is irreversible.

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How might you determine whether inhibition is reversible or irreversible? Drag the terms on the left to the appropriate blanks on the right to complete the sentences.

 charge

 if not

 activator

 symmetry

 nitrogen atoms

 if so

 inhibitor 

 covalently

 halogens

 heavy metals

 non-covalently

Because irreversible inhibitors bind to the enzyme _______, you could analyze the enzyme molecule after adding the ______ to see if there was an increase of enzyme molecular weight or _________. You could test whether the inhibitor contains any _______, which often are irreversible inhibitors. You could test whether it is possible to separate the inhibitor from the inhibited enzyme (by dilution, for example) - _________, the inhibitor is irreversible.

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