Definition: an inhibitory effect on a metabolic function, such as that of an enzyme, not based on competition for the binding site of the naturally occurring substrate but on a different effect on the molecule the function of which is being inhibited; an uncompetitive inhibition binds only to the enzyme-substrate complex.
Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.