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A simple theorem is derived relating the extent to which enzymes in a metabolic pathway control the steady-state concentration of metabolites to the kinetic properties of those enzymes. The theorem gives insight into the mechanism by which the concentration of a second messenger is controlled by the enzymes that form and degrade it, and provides an alternative to the ‘cross-over theorem’

Enzymes
 

Adenylate cyclase (EC 4.6.1.1)

 

phosphodiesterase (EC 3.1.4.1)

 

AMP deaminase (EC 3.5.4.6)

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