1. Introduction

  1. Ross L. Stein

Published Online: 27 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118084410.ch1

Kinetics of Enzyme Action: Essential Principles for Drug Hunters

Kinetics of Enzyme Action: Essential Principles for Drug Hunters

How to Cite

Stein, R. L. (2011) Introduction, in Kinetics of Enzyme Action: Essential Principles for Drug Hunters, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118084410.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470414118

Online ISBN: 9781118084410

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Keywords:

  • enzymology, brief history - approaches, kinetics of enzyme catalysis and inhibition;
  • quantitative study enzyme-catalyzed reactions - enzymes, chemical in nature;
  • enzyme catalytic power - final step, in understanding enzyme actions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Brief History of Enzymology

  • Goal of Enzymology: The Elucidation of Mechanism

  • The Emergence of Mechanism from Data