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Medical Term:

double-reciprocal plot


a graphic representation of enzyme kinetic data in which 1/v (on the vertical axis), where v is the initial velocity, is plotted as a function of the reciprocal of the substrate concentration (1/[S]).

Synonym(s): Lineweaver-Burk plot, Woolf-Lineweaver-Burk plot

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