# Imperial College/Courses/Spring2008/Synthetic Biology/Computer Modelling Practicals/Practical 1/Report

Synthetic Biology (Spring2008): Computer Modelling Practicals

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Practical 1: Report Structure

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Part I: Introduction to Computer Modelling

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Part II: Getting to know CellDesigner

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Part III: Building Your First Model: A --> B --> C

1. Comments on the evolution of 'A', 'B', 'C' + screenshot.
2. Parameter scan done on k1 and k2 + screenshots.
3. Give k1 and k2 + screenshot.

1. Comments on the evolution of 'A' + screenshot
2. Parameter scan on k1 and k2 + screenshots.
3. Bonus: Analytical solution expression
4. Half-life illustration Screenshot
5. Bonus: Analytical expression of the half-life of compound 'A'.

Part V: Michaelis-Menten Model

1. Write down all the kinetics laws you had to define.
2. Screenshot from the reaction simulation + comments on the different phases.
3. Michaelis-Menten formula derivation.
4. Expressions of Km and Vmax.
5. Screenshot of the reaction networks.
6. Screenshot of the simulation outputs + comments.