**Michaelis–Menten kinetics** — An example curve with parameters Vmax=3.4 and Km=0.4. In biochemistry, Michaelis–Menten kinetics is one of the simplest and best known models of enzyme kinetics. It is named after German biochemist Leonor Michaelis and Canadian physician Maud… … Wikipedia

**hypothesis** — A conjecture advanced for heuristic purposes, cast in a form that is amenable to confirmation or refutation by the conductance of definable experiments and the critical assembly of empiric data; not to be confused with assumption, postulation, or … Medical dictionary

**Michaelis** — Leonor, German U.S. chemist, 1875–1949. See M. Gutmann body, M. constant, M. Menten constant, M. Menten equation, M. Menten hypothesis … Medical dictionary

**Menten** — Maud L., Canadian pathologist in U.S., 1879–1960. See Michaelis M. constant, Michaelis M. hypothesis … Medical dictionary

**protein** — proteinaceous /proh tee nay sheuhs, tee i nay /, proteinic, proteinous, adj. /proh teen, tee in/, n. 1. Biochem. any of numerous, highly varied organic molecules constituting a large portion of the mass of every life form and necessary in the… … Universalium

**Enzyme** — Biocatalyst redirects here. For the use of natural catalysts in organic chemistry, see Biocatalysis. Human glyoxalase I. Two zinc ions that are needed for the enzyme to catalyze its reaction are shown as purp … Wikipedia

**Enzima** — Estructura de la triosafosfato isomerasa. Conformación en forma de diagrama de cintas rodeado por el modelo de relleno de espacio de la proteína. Esta proteína es una ef … Wikipedia Español

**Markov chain** — A simple two state Markov chain. A Markov chain, named for Andrey Markov, is a mathematical system that undergoes transitions from one state to another, between a finite or countable number of possible states. It is a random process characterized … Wikipedia

**Nonlinear regression** — See Michaelis Menten kinetics for details In statistics, nonlinear regression is a form of regression analysis in which observational data are modeled by a function which is a nonlinear combination of the model parameters and depends on one or… … Wikipedia

**Glucokinase** — (hexokinase 4) Based on PDB entry 1GLK … Wikipedia