Stochastic Chemical Kinetics

Theory and (Mostly) Systems Biological Applications

  • Péter Érdi
  • Gábor Lente

Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Péter Érdi, Gábor Lente
    Pages 1-23
  3. Péter Érdi, Gábor Lente
    Pages 25-70
  4. Péter Érdi, Gábor Lente
    Pages 71-147
  5. Péter Érdi, Gábor Lente
    Pages 149-157
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 159-162

About this book


This volume reviews the theory and simulation methods of stochastic kinetics by integrating historical and recent perspectives, presents applications, mostly in the context of chemical signal processing, gene expression, enzyme kinetics and autocatalytic processes. In recent years, due to the development in experimental techniques such as optical imaging, single cell analysis, and one-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy, biochemical kinetic data inside single living cells have increasingly become available. The emergence of systems biology brought renaissance in the application of stochastic kinetic methods as is reflected in this book.


Chemical Kinetics Discrete-state Stochastic Models Enzyme kinetics Fluctuation Phenomena Fluctuation Phenomena Master Equations Stochastic Simulation System Biology

Authors and affiliations

  • Péter Érdi
    • 1
  • Gábor Lente
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Complex Systems StudiesKalamazoo College and Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, HungaryKalamazooUSA
  2. 2.Department of Inorganic and Analytical ChemistryUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary

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