Definitions:

  • A1 = Isotope abundance of precursor during pulse (atom %)
  • A2 = Isotope abundance of precursor during chase (atom %)
  • TS = Total time of the simulation (min)
  • TC = Chase start time (min)
  • B1 = Initial isotope abundance of pool B (atom %)
  • B2 = Initial pool size of pool B (nmol.gfw-1)
  • B3 = Rate of synthesis of pool B (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • B4 = Combined rate of utilization of pool B (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • C1 = Initial isotope abundance of pool C (atom %)
  • C2 = Initial pool size of pool C (nmol.gfw-1)
  • C3 = Rate of synthesis of pool C (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • C4 = Combined rate of utilization of pool C (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • D1 = Initial isotope abundance of pool D (atom %)
  • D2 = Initial pool size of pool D (nmol.gfw-1)
  • D3 = Rate of synthesis of pool D (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • D4 = Combined rate of utilization of pool D (nmol.min-1.gfw-1)
  • gfw = g fresh weight