(Science: chemistry) equation derived from a simple kinetic model for a single-substrate non-cooperative enzyme-catalyzed reaction that successfully accounts for the hyperbolic adsorption isotherm) relationship between substrate concentration and reaction rate.
v = vmax x S/(s _ Km), where v is the initial velocity of the reaction, Km is the michaelis constant, vmax is the maximum rate approached by very high substrate concentrations and s is the initial substrate concentration.
Synonym: victor-Michaelis-Menten equation.
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can anybody please explain michaelis-menton kinetics in a simplified manner. i understand about the Vmax and Km but thats about it i dont understand the equation that i keep coming across. :cry:
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