Comment on "Regularizing capacity of metabolic networks".

  title={Comment on "Regularizing capacity of metabolic networks".},
  author={Petter Holme and Mikael Huss},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={77 2 Pt 1},
          023901; discussion 023902
  • P. Holme, M. Huss
  • Published 28 May 2007
  • Biology
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
In a recent paper, Marr, Müller-Linow, and Hütt [Phys. Rev. E 75, 041917 (2007)] investigate an artificial dynamic system on metabolic networks. They find a less complex time evolution of this dynamic system in real networks, compared to networks of null models. The authors argue that this suggests that metabolic network structure is a major factor behind the stability of biochemical steady states. We reanalyze the same kind of data using a dynamic system modeling actual reaction kinetics. The… 
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