Control Analysis: a Theory that Works

  • John W. Porteous
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 190)


Metabolic maps of the early 1950s showed enzymes interacting only with their immediate substrates, products and coenzymes. How a cell resisted marked changes in its flux rates in response to changes in concentrations of external substrates (even when none of its enzymes was saturated), or responded to changes in the concentrations of external effectors (e.g. hormones) was a mystery.


Metabolic Control Enzyme Concentration Control Analysis Metabolic System Fractional Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Porteous
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  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of Aberdeen, Marischal CollegeAberdeenUK

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