The regulatory strength: How to be precise about regulation and homeostasis
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- Kahn, D. & Westerhoff, H.V. Acta Biotheor (1993) 41: 85. doi:10.1007/BF00712777
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The concepts of regulation and homeostasis are of frequent use but lack a single universally accepted definition. Here we propose a definition of theregulatory strength andhomeostatic strength, which allow to assess the importance of a regulatory pathway in a quantitative fashion.