double-reciprocal plot

(redirected from Woolf-Lineweaver-Burk plot)

dou·ble-·re·cip·ro·cal plot

a graphic representation of enzyme kinetic data in which 1/v (on the vertical axis), where v is the initial velocity, is plotted as a function of the reciprocal of the substrate concentration (1/[S]).


Hans, U.S. physical chemist, 1907–.
Lineweaver-Burk equation - rearrangement of the Michaelis-Menten equation.
Lineweaver-Burk plot - graphical representation of enzyme kinetic data. Synonym(s): double-reciprocal plot; Woolf-Lineweaver-Burk plot