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Some complex proteins, including certain enzymes and probably all repressor
molecules, are allosteric, i.e., they have ... An enzyme "recognizes" its
appropriate substrate, distinguishing its spatial configuration from that of other
substances by ...
An example of a multienzyme assemblage is the complex of enzymes
responsible for synthesis of certain fatty acids. ... to a network of structural
proteins and phospholipids.390 Tens of thousands of these enzyme
assemblages may occur in a ...
Citrate is an effector which accelerates the activity of the enzyme catalyzing the
first reaction in the conversion of acetylcoenzyme A to fat. Thus it facilitates the
production of fat. This effect is enhanced by the negative effector action of ATP ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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