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Size Dependent Growth in Metabolic Networks

  title={Size Dependent Growth in Metabolic Networks},
  author={Henry Joseph Dorrian and Kieran Smallbone and J. Borresen},
  journal={arXiv: Mathematical Physics},
Here we analyse metabolic networks from a section of microorganisms, using a range of metrics and attempt to address anomalies between the observed metrics and current descriptions of the graphical structure. We propose that the growth of the network may in some way be regulated by network size and attempt to reproduce networks with similar metrics to the metabolic pathways using a generative approach. We provide some hypotheses as to why biological networks may evolve according to these model… 

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