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Structure and Function of Biopolymers
Determination of rate constants for certain biexponential biological processes
- Taras Shevchenko State University of Kiev
Three types of reactions whose kinetic curves in the semilogarithmic scale are approximated well by the two lines intercepting at a definite angle are considered. The solution of the system of differential equations describing such reactions results in complex systems of transcendental equations of the reagent concentration time and rate constants dependence. A new method is suggested for numerical solution of similar equations. The method permits determining the rate constants on the basis of the experimental kinetic curves.
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