Hill plot


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Hill plot

(hil),
a graphic representation of enzyme kinetic data or of binding phenomena to assess the degree of cooperativity of a system; the vertical axis in a Hill plot is log [Y/(1 - Y)], in which Y is the degree of saturation (for enzymes, the vertical axis is log [v/(Vmax - v)], where v is the initial velocity and Vmax is the maximum velocity, and the horizontal axis is the logarithm of the ligand concentration.
[Archibald V. Hill]

Hill,

Archibald V., English biophysicist and Nobel laureate, 1886-1977.
Hill equation - used to express the fractional saturation of a molecule with a ligand as a function of ligand concentration.
Hill plot - a graphical representation of enzyme kinetic data or of binding phenomena to assess the degree of cooperativity of a system.
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