Affinity Labelling

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Affinity Labelling

A method for studying an enzyme’s active site, by using a ligand (a so-called affinity label or Trojan horse inhibitor), which is an analogue of the normal substrate; the more label that covalently binds to the enzyme’s active site, the less active the enzyme.
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Affinity labeling to probe enzyme structure and function
Application of Affinity Labeling for Studying Enzyme Structure and Function (Plapp)