# 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

v | Reaction rate (dimensionless) |

V_{max} | Maximum rate (dimensionless) |

S | Substrate concentration [S] (dimensionless) |

K_{m} | Michaelis constant (the substrate concentration at which the reaction rate is at half-maximum) (dimensionless) |