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Modular decomposition and analysis of biological networks

  title={Modular decomposition and analysis of biological networks},
  author={Hari Sivakumar and Stephen R. Proulx and Jo{\~a}o Pedro Hespanha},
  journal={arXiv: Molecular Networks},
This paper addresses the decomposition of biochemical networks into functional modules that preserve their dynamic properties upon interconnection with other modules, which permits the inference of network behavior from the properties of its constituent modules. The modular decomposition method developed here also has the property that any changes in the parameters of a chemical reaction only affect the dynamics of a single module. To illustrate our results, we define and analyze a few key… 
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