Regulation of Enzyme Activity by Specific Reversal of Feedback Inhibition

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Science  13 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3585, pp. 1053-1054
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3585.1053


Studies with a photosynthetic bacterium have revealed a novel type of regulatory control of enzymes participating in amino acid biosyntheses. Feeback inhibition of enzyme activity can be specifically reversed by ultimate end products of a branched pathway.

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