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Click on chapters below (icon or "book version") to download pdf (with bibliography specific to the chapter). By clicking on "preprint version" you obtain a stand-alone version of the chapter with author information, as available on zenodo. Please note that the versions deposited on zenodo may be older because they are not updated regularly.


1. The cell as a factory
book version / preprint version

2. What makes up a cell
book version / preprint version


3. Cell metabolism
book version / preprint version

4. Metabolic flux distributions
book version / preprint version

5. Optimization of metabolic fluxes
book version / preprint version

6. The enzyme cost of metabolic fluxes
book version / preprint version

7. Metabolism in states of maximal enzyme efficiency
book version / preprint version


8. Models of growing cells
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9. Resource allocation in complex cell models
book version / preprint version


10. Optimal cell behavior in time
book version / preprint version

11. Flux heterogeneity in cell populations
book version / preprint version


12. Cells in the face of uncertainty
book version / preprint version

13. Strategies for cell size control
book version / preprint version

14. Economy of organ form and function
book version / preprint version


Graphical table of contents

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