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Enzymology Methods

  1. Robert A Copeland

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002702



How to Cite

Copeland, R. A. 2001. Enzymology Methods. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. DuPont Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001


Enzymes are important catalysts throughout biology and are now being applied to chemical synthesis. Methods for analysing these catalysts through steady-state kinetics are described, along with application of these methods to studies aimed at altering and/or inhibiting specific enzyme reactions.


  • enzymes;
  • steady-state kinetics;
  • enzyme assays;
  • enzymology;
  • biocatalysis