"Futile cycling" in physiologic control systems: a price paid for fine control.

@article{Aishwarya2005FutileCI,
  title={"Futile cycling" in physiologic control systems: a price paid for fine control.},
  author={K. Aishwarya and K. Rachana and E. Prakash},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          132-5
        }
}
“Substrate cycling” is a term widely used by biochemists to refer to the simultaneous occurrence of opposing reactions although at different rates. It is described as allowing fine tuning of metabolism ([1][1]). A classic example is the simultaneous occurrence of reactions catalyzed by 
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