Search 82,833 tutors
FIND TUTORS
Ask a question
0 0

competitve inhibitor

Tutors, please sign in to answer this question.

1 Answer

We use the Lineweaver-Burke, or double-reciprocal, plot to determine Vmax and Km. 
1/V=(1/[S])(Km/Vmax)-(1/Vmax)
This gives a line in the y=mx+ b form with a y-intercept of 1/Vmax. Thus, in your question Vmax is 1/0.1by definition. Vmax=10.
Watch out for the units! Yours seem inverted.