Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 104–129 | Cite as

Trend to Equilibrium for a Reaction–Diffusion System Modelling Reversible Enzyme Reaction

  • Ján Eliaš
Original Article


A spatio-temporal evolution of chemicals appearing in a reversible enzyme reaction and modelled by a four-component reaction–diffusion system with the reaction terms obtained by the law of mass action is considered. The large time behaviour of the system is studied by means of entropy methods.


Enzyme reaction Reaction–diffusion system Entropy method 



This work was partially supported by a public grant as part of the Investissement d’avenir project, reference ANR-11-LABX-0056-LMH, LabEx LMH. The author would like to thank to Bao Q. Tang and Benoît Perthame for useful discussion and suggestions. He is grateful to the reviewers of the manuscript for their constructive input.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mathématiques d’OrsayUniv. Paris-Sud, CNRS, Université Paris-SaclayOrsayFrance

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