On the validity of the steady state assumption of enzyme kinetics
By estimating relevant time scales, a simple new condition can be found that ensures the validity of the steady state assumption for a standard enzyme-substrate reaction. The generality of the approach is demonstrated by applying it to the determination of validity criteria for the steady state assumption applied to an enzyme-substrate-inhibitor system.
KeywordsSlow Time Scale Steady State Approximation Singular Perturbation Theory Steady State Assumption Enzyme Kinetics
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