Eadie-Hofstee plotmedical dictionary

<biochemistry> A graphical representation of enzyme kinetic data in which the velocity of the reaction is plotted on the vertical axis as a function of the v/S ratio on the horizontal axis, with S being the initial substrate concentration.

The intercept on the ordiate is Vmax, the slope is Km. Preferable to the Lineweaver Burke plot.

Synonyms: Eadie-Augustinsson plot, Woolf-Eadie-Augustinsson-Hofstee plot.

(05 Jul 2000)

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