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Concentration Oscillations and Efficiency: Glycolysis
Peter H. Richter and John Ross
New Series, Vol. 211, No. 4483 (Feb. 13, 1981), pp. 715-717
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1685625
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The oscillations observed in glycolysis are analyzed from the point of view of efficiency of free energy conversion. It is suggested that the mechanisms generating these oscillations may have evolved in order to reduce the dissipation of free energy.
Science © 1981 American Association for the Advancement of Science