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The principle that the rate of a chemical reaction is proportional to the concentrations of the reacting substances.
- ‘In 1864, Norwegian chemists Cato M. Guldberg and Peter Waage published the law of mass action.’
- ‘The law of mass action uniquely determines the numbers of free and bound ligands at the condensation midpoint.’
- ‘However, effects of drugs involve interactions between chemical entities and are therefore subject to the law of mass action.’
- ‘As an analog of the law of mass action in chemical kinetics, we assume that the infection rate is proportional to n 1, with the proportionality constant.’
- ‘We introduce the concept of a critical capsid concentration and show that hepatitis B capsid assembly seems to obey a universal law of mass action.’
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