Single Step Kinetics of Enzyme Dynamics

  • Pierre Douzou
  • Gaston Hui Bon Hoa
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Biophysics book series (BIOPHYSICS, volume 1)


Enzyme specific activity seems to be closely related to triggered conformational changes involving motions of groups of atoms or whole sections of a protein, while it is obvious that the energy for such triggering comes from specific interactions (electrostatic interactions, hydrogen-bonding) as the result of specific stimuli provided by the binding of ligands (substrates and allosteric effectors).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Douzou
    • 1
  • Gaston Hui Bon Hoa
    • 1
  1. 1.U. 128-INSERM - Institut de Biologie Physico-ChimiqueParisFrance

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