Towards an object-oriented framework for the modeling of integrated metabolic processes

  • G. Breuel
  • E. D. Gilles
Models of Gene Regulation and Metabolic Pathways

DOI: 10.1007/BFb0033207

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1278)
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Breuel G., Gilles E.D. (1996) Towards an object-oriented framework for the modeling of integrated metabolic processes. In: Hofestädt R., Lengauer T., Löffler M., Schomburg D. (eds) Bioinformatics. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1278. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

This contribution aims at the development of a modular and object-oriented framework for the modeling of the entity of all metabolic reactions including their regulations as a collection of interacting subsystems. The purposes of this framework lie in facilitating model development, adaption and reuse. Additionally, the presented methodology can be seen as a first step towards the development of a common communication framework, to support the interdisciplinary research in biotechnology and biochemical engineering. For the development of this framework ideas from general system theory, object-oriented programming and knowledge representation are employed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Breuel
    • 1
  • E. D. Gilles
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Systemdynamik and RegelungstechnikUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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