Lineweaver-Burk transformation

Lineweaver-Burk transformation

[lī′nwēvər burk′]
Etymology: Hans Lineweaver, American chemist, b. 1907; Dean Burk, American scientist, 1904-1988; L, transformare, to change shape
a method of converting experimental data from studies of enzyme activity so that they can be displayed on a linear plot. The linear form is derived by using reciprocals of both sides of the equation.