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Metabolic Control Analysis

Metabolic control analysis (MCA) is a sensitivity analysis of metabolic systems. In MCA one studies the relative control exerted by each step on the system's variables (e.g. fluxes and species concentrations). This control is measured by applying a perturbation to the step being studied and then measuring the effect on the variable of interest after the system has settled to a new steady state.

Options for MCA

Modulation Factor
This parameter is ignored in the current version of COPASI.

The rest of the options is described in the sections for Steady-State calculation and deterministic simulation.