Catalytic constant | definition of catalytic constant by Medical dictionary
first-order rate constant (kcat) reflecting the turnover number of the enzyme, or the number of molecules of substrate converted to product per unit time, when the enzyme is working at maximum efficiency. Called also turnover number.
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3 x 10-8 M s-1, the Michaelis constant is 370 pM, and the catalytic constant
In its physical meaning, parameter A is a function of the catalytic constant [k.
The available catalytic constants are quite dispersed and finding comparable data is problematic.