steady-state velocitymedical dictionary

The velocity of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction in which, over the time course of the study, the concentration of any enzyme species is constant (i.e., for an enzyme-substrate binary complex, ES, d[ES]/dt&apprxeq;00; for this to hold true, the total enzyme concentration must be much less than the initial substrate concentration.

Synonyms: steady-state rate.

(05 Mar 2000)

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