Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry (NC-IUB)

Symbolism and Terminology in Enzyme Kinetics

Recommendation 1981

World Wide Web version prepared by G. P. Moss

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London,
Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK

Prepared by the NC-IUB Panel on Enzyme Kinetics whose members were A. Cornish-Bowden (U.K., convener). H. B. F. Dixon (U.K.), K. J. Laidler (Canada), I. H. Segel (USA), J. Ricard (France), S. F. Velick (USA). and E. C. Webb (Australia).

The recommendations in this version are identical to the document published in Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 1983, 224, 732-740; Biochem. J., 1983, 213, 561-571; Eur. J. Biochem., 1982, 128, 281-291 (correction 1993, 213, 1); Biochemical Nomenclature and Related Documents, 2nd edition, Portland Press, 1992, pages 96-106. [Copyright IUBMB and IUPAC]. Any comments, corrections or suggestions for a future edition should be e-mailed to (Dr G P Moss)or other member of the Committees. In the World Wide Web version some errors which have been detected have been corrected and marked by error details, which is a link to details of the change and where it applies. For problems in converting the text into a World Wide Web version see the IUBMB Nomenclature home page.


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