Term: SBO:0000356

Name

decay constant

Definition

Kinetic constant characterising a mono-exponential decay. It is the inverse of the mean lifetime of the continuant being decayed. Its unit is "per time".

MathML

<math xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML">
   <lambda>
     <bvar><ci definitionURL="http://biomodels.net/SBO/#SBO:0000348">t</ci></bvar>
     <apply>
       <divide/>
       <cn type="integer">1</cn>
       <ci>t</ci>
     </apply>
   </lambda>
</math>

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Comment

Created on April 29 2008 by Nicolas Le Novere

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Date of creation: 29 April 2008, 23:50
Date of last modification: 18 August 2010, 13:29

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