Besides turning enzymes on or off. What other means does a cell use to control enzymatic activity?

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It is important to understand that cells have more than just one way of controlling the activity of enzymes.

In this blog post we will discuss how cellular factors like phosphorylation serve as additional control mechanisms for regulating enzyme activity.

The phosphorylation of an enzyme drastically changes its activity.

It often can’t bind to the substrate as well; this means that less product will be produced.

However, with more than one phosphate group attached.

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Enzymes are able to produce significantly more products before they deactivate themselves through their own self-phosphorylating process.

Like in wound healing or during exercise!

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