Cyclic enzyme system

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A cyclic enzyme system is a theoretical system of two enzymes sharing a single substrate or cofactor, also referred to as a biochemical switching device.[1] It has been used as a biochemical implementation of a simple computational device, acting as a chemical diode.[2]

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  1. ^ Okamoto M, Hayashi K (1983). "Dynamic behavior of cyclic enzyme systems". J. Theor. Biol. 104 (4): 591–8. PMID 6645563. doi:10.1016/0022-5193(83)90247-3. 
  2. ^ Okamoto M, Sakai T, Hayashi K (1987). "Switching mechanism of a cyclic enzyme system: role as a "chemical diode"". BioSystems. 21 (1): 1–11. PMID 3689885. doi:10.1016/0303-2647(87)90002-5.