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Temporal Aspects of the Control of Metabolic Processes

  • Luis Acerenza
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 190)

Abstract

A metabolic system can be defined as composed of metabolites that are interconverted by enzyme reactions. The change of each metabolite concentration with time (dS i /dt) depends on the balance between the rates v j of production and consumption of the metabolite:
$$\frac{{d{S_i}}}{{dt}} = \sum\limits_j {{n_{ij}}{v_j}} ,i = 1, \ldots ,m$$
(1)
in which n ij is the stoicheiometric coefficient of S i in the reaction j and m is the number of metabolites.

Keywords

Lyapunov Exponent Enzyme Concentration Metabolite Concentration Temporal Aspect Metabolic System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Acerenza
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  1. 1.Department of GeneticsUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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