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Britton Chance Dies

Britton Chance, who developed tools for studying enzymatic activity and studied the mitochondria, died, reports the Los Angeles Times. He was 97. In the 1940s, Chance came up with stopped-flow spectrophotometry to study enzyme reactions rates and developed the Theorell-Chance mechanism, which says the rate of a reaction is governed by how quickly products are released from the reaction complex.

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