10. Metabolic Networks

  1. Björn H. Junker5,6 and
  2. Falk Schreiber5
  1. Márcio Rosa da Silva1,
  2. Jibin Sun1,
  3. Hongwu Ma2,
  4. Feng He1 and
  5. An-Ping Zeng3,4

Published Online: 9 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470253489.ch10

Analysis of Biological Networks

Analysis of Biological Networks

How to Cite

Silva, M. R. d., Sun, J., Ma, H., He, F. and Zeng, A.-P. (2008) Metabolic Networks, in Analysis of Biological Networks (eds B. H. Junker and F. Schreiber), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470253489.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany

  2. 6

    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Systems Biology Group, Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (former GBF), Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 2

    Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (former GBF), Systems Biology Group, Braunschweig, Germany

  3. 3

    Institute of Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 4

    Systems Biology Group, and Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (former GBF), Braunschweig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Bioinformatics: Computational Techniques and Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Yi Pan and
  2. Professor Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470041444

Online ISBN: 9780470253489



  • glycolysis, lysine degradation, and penicillin biosynthesis;
  • metabolic mechanism and control infections;
  • human beings and pathogens


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Visualization and Graph Representation

  • Reconstruction of Genome-Scale Metabolic Networks

  • Connectivity and Centrality in Metabolic Networks

  • Modularity and Decomposition of Metabolic Networks

  • Elementary Flux Modes and Extreme Pathways

  • Summary

  • Exercises

  • References