Metabolic pathways

1

What is the name of the molecules the cell uses to directly control metabolic pathways?

2

What type of reaction builds up larger molecules from smaller ones?

3

What type of reaction breaks down large molecules into smaller ones?

4

What process best describes the action of enzymes?

5

When the enzyme binds to the substrate, what happens to the activation energy of the reaction?

6

Name the type of inhibition that occurs when an inhibitor molecule binds to the active site of the enzyme and stops the substrate from binding?

7

What is the type of inhibition that occurs when an inhibitor binds to a different part of the enzyme and changes the active site shape?

8

Which coloured line indicates the reaction rate of a non-competitive inhibitor?

Reaction rate graph

9

Which coloured line indicates the reaction rate of a competitive inhibitor?

Reaction rate graph

10

What term describes an end product in a metabolic pathway binding to an enzyme at the start of a metabolic pathway in order to stop the process?