Epinephrine: Cascade Reactions and Glycogenolytic Effect

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Science  03 Jun 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3727, pp. 1370-1371
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3727.1370


The concept of a cascade reaction may serve to indicate the underlying chemical similarity between several biological amplification processes, and as a basis for the formulation of units that emphasize amplification phenomena in reaction kinetics. This approach is discussed in relation to the glycogenolytic effect of epinephrine.