Michaelis–Menten enzyme kinetics (reaction rate)

Description

Michaelis–Menten kinetics is one of the best-known models of enzyme kinetics.The model takes the form of an equation describing the rate of enzymatic reactions, by relating reaction rate to the concentration of a substrate.

Related formulas

Variables

vReaction rate (dimensionless)
VmaxMaximum rate (dimensionless)
SSubstrate concentration [S] (dimensionless)
KmMichaelis constant (the substrate concentration at which the reaction rate is at half-maximum) (dimensionless)