On the Agonistic-Antagonistic Equilibration and Its Control

  • Daniel Claude
Part of the Progress in Systems and Control Theory book series (PSCT, volume 8)


In biology, numerous regulations which involve many factors with nonlinear and coupled actions, are based on the equilibration principle linked with agonistic and antagonistic effects that are common in biochemistry.

From the notion of agonistic-antagonistic equilibration, we make a few comments on the construction of nonlinear models which are able to depict biological functions of first importance as those that correspond with cellular development or glycemic regulation.

Then, among the “therapeutical” controls we emphasize the ones that reveal at its best the role, that control theory can play in the examination of agonistic-antagonistic equilibration.


Transient Period Balance Position Exogenous Hormone Pathological Case Couple Action 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Claude
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  1. 1.Laboratoire des Signaux et SystèmesC.N.R.S. — E.S.E.Gif-sur-YvetteFrance

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