# Lineweaver-Burk equation

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[Physiology | Chemistry | Biology]  Created by Hans Lineweaver and Dean Burk in 1934, the Lineweaver-Burk equation is a modification of the Michaelis-Menton Equation dealing with enzyme kinetics; allowing it to be represented in graphical-linear form with respect to time. In the equation's markup, K_M/V_max is the slope of the equation with intercepts of 1/V_"max" on the vertical axis and -1/K_M on the horizontal axis.

The inputs for this equation are:

: which is the concentration of the substrate in "mols"/L

V_"max": is the reaction rate with excess substrate in units of "mols"/(L*s)

K_M: The Michaelis-Menten Constant in units of "mols"/L

The answer will be returned in units of (s*L)/"mol" which is equal to 1/v_0, where v_0 is the reaction rate.