glycolysis_ode, a Python code which sets up and solves a pair of ordinary differential equations (ODE) that model the biochemical process of glycolysis, for which a limit cycle exists.

The two variables represent the concentrations of ADP and F6P.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


glycolysis_ode is available in a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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python_ode, Python codes which sets up various systems of ordinary differential equations (ODE).


  1. Evgeni Selkov,
    Self-oscillations in Glycolysis,
    European Journal of Biochemistry,
    Volume 4, 1968, pages 79-86.

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Last revised on 29 January 2022.