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Table 1 Symbols used in kinetic model

From: Relating a calcium indicator signal to the unperturbed calcium concentration time-course

Symbol Name of Quantity Units
V(t) Membrane voltage mV
x(t) Free calcium concentration Mol
y(t) Indicator bound calcium Mol
ymax Total free and bound indicator Mol
α(t) Calcium influx Mol/sec
γ Pump rate 1/sec
kf Forward binding constant 1/(Mol sec)
kb Backward binding constant 1/sec
KD Dissociation constant = kb/kf Mol
Rf dimensionless forward rate kfymax/γ -
Rb dimensionless backward rate kb -