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Received January 12, 2011; Revision received April 1, 2011
The Michaelis constant values for substrates of transketolase from human tissues were determined over a wide range of substrate concentrations. It is shown that Km values determined by other authors are significantly overestimated and explained why this is so.
KEY WORDS: human tissues transketolase, thiamine diphosphate, Km for substrates of human tissues transketolase