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Unformatted text preview: Y grows without bound. In a biological system, saturation would eventually limit the product of Y to reach a steady-state plateau. Remember that the linear term Y / K came from an approximation for a Hill function. If we kept the Hill function itself, we would get saturation and the system would resemble strong feedback with the possibility of bistability ( Y supporting its own production through positive auto-regulation)....
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- Fall '09