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Acta Biotheoretica

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 233-247

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Modelling of Cells Bioenergetics

  • Andrzej KasperskiAffiliated withFaculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Econometrics, University of Zielona Gora, The BTF Email author 

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This paper presents an integrated model describing the control of Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast cells bioenergetics. This model describes the oxidative and respirofermentative metabolism. The model assumes that the mitochondria of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells are charged with NADH during the tricarboxylic acid cycle, and NADH is discharged from mitochondria later in the electron transport system. Selected effects observed in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae eucaryotic cells, including the Pasteur's and Crabtree effects, are also modeled.


Cell mathematical model Crabtree effect Kluyver effect Mitochondria Pasteur's effect