Category Archives: Metabolic Control Analysis

Jim Burns’ Ph.D Thesis

Why on earth should anyone would want to download a Ph.D thesis that is now almost 40 years old and presumably way out of date and completely irrelevant in today’s terabyte data world? Well for one, Jim’s thesis is an … Continue reading

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Biochemical Control Analyis 101: Part 2

What is a control coefficient? First we should indicate what we mean by control. The term control has a special meaning in biochemical control analysis. Control refers to the ability of a system parameter to affect a system variable. For … Continue reading

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Metabolic Control Analyis 101: Part 1

What is Metabolic Control Analysis? Broadly speaking, Metabolic Control Analysis is a mathematical approach that allows us to understand and quantify how perturbations to a biochemical pathway propagate out from the disturbance to the rest of the system. Metabolic Control … Continue reading

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