feedback inhibition
noun Date: 1960 inhibition of an enzyme controlling an early stage of a series of biochemical reactions by the end product when it reaches a critical concentration

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  • feedback inhibition — n inhibition of an enzyme controlling an early stage of a series of biochemical reactions by the end product when it reaches a critical concentration * * * inhibition of the initial steps of a process by an endproduct of the reaction …   Medical dictionary

  • feedback inhibition — feedback inhibition. = end product inhibition (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • feedback inhibition — feedback inhibition. См. ретроингибирование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • feedback inhibition — Suppression of the activity of an enzyme by a product of the sequence of reactions in which the enzyme is participating. When the product accumulates in a cell beyond an optimal amount, it decreases its own production by inhibiting an enzyme… …   Universalium

  • feedback inhibition — noun : inhibition of an enzyme controlling an early stage of a series of biochemical reactions by the end product when it reaches a critical concentration * * * feedback inhibition, Biochemistry. a form of cellular control by which a mechanism… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feedback inhibition — The process by which the accumulated end product of a biochemical pathway stops synthesis of that product. The effect is that a late metabolite of a synthetic pathway regulates the synthesis of an earlier step of the pathway. See: end product… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • feedback inhibition — A negative feedback mechanism in which a pathway end product inhibits the activity of an enzyme in the sequence leading to its formation; when the end product accumulates in excess, it inhibits its own synthesis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • inhibition — /in i bish euhn, in hi /, n. 1. the act of inhibiting. 2. the state of being inhibited. 3. something that inhibits; constraint. 4. Psychol. a. the blocking or holding back of one psychological process by another. b. inappropriate conscious or… …   Universalium

  • Feedback — Many biologic processes are controlled by feedback, just as the temperature in a home from a furnace is regulated by a thermostat. * * * 1. In a given system, the return, as input, of some of the output, as a regulatory mechanism; e.g.,… …   Medical dictionary

  • inhibition — 1. Depression or arrest of a function. SEE ALSO: inhibitor. 2. In psychoanalysis, the restraining of instinctual or unconscious drives or tendencies, especially if they conflict with one s conscience or with societal demands. 3. In psychology, a… …   Medical dictionary

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