Term: SBO:0000481

Name

stoichiometric coefficient

Definition

The stoichiometric coefficient represents the degree to which a chemical species participates in a reaction. It corresponds to the number of molecules of a reactant that are consumed or produced with each occurrence of a reaction event.

Comment

adapted from wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoichiometry]

Parent(s)

Miscellaneous

Date of creation: 28 October 2009, 13:54
Date of last modification: 28 October 2009, 13:54

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