Biological Systems: Complexity and Artificial Life

Biological Systems: Complexity and Artificial Life

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The exponential increase in computing power in the late twentieth century has allowed researchers to gather, process and analyze large volumes of information and construct rational paradigms of ...
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Physics of Metabolic Oscillations

Pp. 142-169 (28)

Jacques Ricard


Individual enzyme reactions in isolation cannot display any periodic behavior, however they display this behavior when they are associated with other reactions. It is the system thus formed that displays such periodic behavior.


Oscillations of a metabolic cycle, Dimensionless variables, Dynamics and stability of a model cycle, Linear variational system, Trace and determinant of a jacobian matrix, Temporal organization at the surface of a charged membrane, Partition coefficient, Oscillations of a partition coefficients, Jacobian matrix, Trace and determinant of the jacobian matrix, Multistability of a chemical system.


Honorary Director of the Jacques Monod Institute CNRS, Paris cedex 5, France