Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibition

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Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibition

Post by beauknows » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:24 pm

Hey guys! I'm so thankful I found this forum. I've been using it a lot and all of you are all so intelligent.

I was just wondering if any of you could help me with a question. The question is as followed:

Carbonic Anhydrase is an enzyme found in blood plasma that converts carbon dioxide into bicarbonate

CO2 + H2O -->  H2CO3 --> HCO3- + H+

Suppose certain pollutants in the air can inhibit this enzyme. Explain how you would determine the type of inhibition and how it could be overcome?

If any one of you could help me with this, it would be amazing!

All help or input is appreciated, thanks so much in advance.

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Post by JackBean » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:19 am

for determination of the inhibition type just measure the kinetics and you will see. Overcome - in the body or in tube?

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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