Method for Measuring Activation Volumes of Fast Irreversible Reactions: A High-Pressure Stopped-Flow

  • K. Heremans
  • J. Snauwaert
  • J. Rijkenberg


Flow techniques were introduced more than fifty-years ago by Hartridge and Roughton to measure the rapid rate of oxygen binding to hemoglobin. More recently, Chance and Gibson [1] developed the stopped-flow method for the study of enzyme reactions. This method needs smaller amounts of material and therefore has become an important tool for the kinetic study of enzyme reactions and many other fast chemical reactions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Heremans
    • 1
  • J. Snauwaert
    • 1
  • J. Rijkenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Katholieke Universiteit te LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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