[Solved] The Penicillin Class of Antibiotics Is Inhibitors of an Enzyme

Question 49
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Question 49

The penicillin class of antibiotics is inhibitors of an enzyme responsible for the formation of bacterial cell walls.The penicillin covalently binds to a serine residue in the active site of the enzyme, as depicted below.What type of bond is formed between the penicillin and the active site? img

A)hydrogen bond
B)ionic bond
C)glycosidic linkage
D)ester bond
E)acetal bond

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