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Biochemistry Michaelis-Menten Equation Question

Which of the following is not correct regarding the Michaelis-Menten Equation [V = (Vmax * [S]) / (Km + [S])]?
A) Vmax is the maximum rate possible to achieve with a given amount of enzyme.
B) Km is the substrate concentration required to produce half the maximum of velocity.
C) The Km value is an intrinsic property of the enzyme-substrate system.
D) Changes in [S] or [E] cause an alteration in Km.
E) The only way to increase Vmax is by increasing the [E].
F) An enzyme with higher Km has lower affinity for its substrate.
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