Term: SBO:0000027

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Michaelis constant

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Substrate concentration at which the velocity of reaction is half its maximum. Michaelis constant is an experimental parameter. According to the underlying molecular mechanism it can be interpreted differently in terms of microscopic constants.

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Date of creation: 20 February 2006, 16:33
Date of last modification: 20 February 2006, 16:35

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