Definition: 'Lineweaver-Burk Equation'
Lineweaver-Burk equationType: Term
Pronunciation: līn′wē-vĕr bŭrk
1. a rearrangement of the Michaelis-Menten equation, 1/v = 1/Vmax + (Km/Vmax)(1/[S]), where v is the velocity of the reaction, Vmax is the maximum velocity, Km is the Michaelis constant; and [S] is the substrate concentration.
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