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‘Reversible’ and ‘Irreversible’ are standard designations in enzyme kinetics. It may be that your instructor was using the word in this sense. As already commented, irreversible inhibitors bind the enzyme in such a way that they don't dissociate from it. Either they form a covalent bond or their affinity for the binding site is extremely high. Reversible ...


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People are doing small molecule screens with stem cells right now (albeit embryonic stem cells). Probably a lot more screens of that kind are in progress behind closed doors in the pharmaceutical industry, and we can expect iPSC culturing to get better and cheaper, so sometime in the next decade we'll see them become a common model. iPSCs will probably be ...



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