Key Equations

# Key Equations - • Km – Michaelis constant – substrate...

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Equations: Stokes-Einstein Equation: kB = Boltzmann constant (1.38x10-23 J Kº) T = Absolute temperature η = viscosity of the medium (0.001 for water in SI units) r = radius of the sphere n= “dimensionality” (1D, 2D or 3D) Critical Concentration: Michaelis-Menten Equation: Shows saturation at high substrate concentrations Vmax – rate at saturation for a given enzyme concentration in moles per unit time

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Unformatted text preview: • Km – Michaelis constant – substrate concentration that gives ½ maximal velocity Delta G for transport INTO a cell: • R = gas constant = 1.987 cal/mol/°K • T = absolute temperature in °Kelvin • F = Faraday constant = 23,062 cal/mol/V • z = charge on species • V m = membrane potential in volts • Inward flow (ΔG < 0) • Outward flow (ΔG > 0)...
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