The glycolytic oscillator, mainly studied in yeast, is described with respect to its overall dynamic and biochemical properties and the kinetics of its master enzyme phosphofructokinase. Biochemical and kinetic analyses are complemented by analysis of mathematical models. In addition to the discussion of structure and function of the glycolytic oscillator under homogeneous spatial conditions, recent theoretical and biochemical experiments demonstrating spatial pattern formation are also discussed, followed by a presentation of physiological viewpoints.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 August 1979
The glycolytic oscillator
Online Issn: 1477-9145
Print Issn: 0022-0949
© 1979 by Company of Biologists
J Exp Biol (1979) 81 (1): 7–14.
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B. Hess; The glycolytic oscillator. J Exp Biol 1 August 1979; 81 (1): 7–14. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.81.1.7
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