As far as the modelling of the pentose-phosphate pathway is concerned, I
should like to recommend:
H.A. Berthon, W.A. Bubb and P.W. Kuchel: 13C NMR isotopomer and
computer-simulation studies of the non-oxidative pentose phosphate pathway
of human erythrocytes, Biochem. J. 296 (1993) 379-387.
J.F. Williams, K.K. Arora and J.P. Longenecker, The pentose pathway:
A random harvest, Int. J. Biochem. 19 (1987) 749-817
(more experimentally oriented).
R. Schuster, H.G. Holzhutter and G. Jacobasch: Interrelations between
glycolysis and the hexose monophosphate shunt in erythrocytes as studied on
the basis of a mathematical model, BioSystems 22 (1988) 19-36.
In this article, control coefficients are calculated (amongst other
R. Schuster, G. Jacobasch and H.G. Holzhutter: Mathematical modelling of
metabolic pathways affected by an enzyme deficiency. Energy and redox
metabolism of glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase-deficient erythrocytes,
Eur. J. Biochem. 182 (1989) 605-612.
Stefan Schuster (Berlin)
e-mail: Stefan=Schuster at rz.hu-berlin.de