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Flux Balance Constraints

SBML Level 3 Flux Constraints Package Activity Status Page

Please note: This page is for the proposal of this SBML Level 3 package.
Information on this page is likely to be out of date with current developments.
Current development is focused on the specification of this package.
Specification activity is described on a separate page.

Package objectives

The Flux Balance Constraints package is a proposed SBML Level 3 extension that allows the definition of constraint based (a.k.a steady state, flux balance analysis, FBA) models. The proposal also introduces an outline for the annotation of Genome Scale Reconstructions that are typical of this model type.

The short label for this package currently falls under the description fbc.

Package specifications

A separate page is dedicated to the specification development activities involving this package.

Package proposals

The following is a list of the active proposals for Flux Balance Constraints in SBML Level 3:

Proposal name or identification Date Comments
Flux Balance Constraints v3 (2012) by B.G. Olivier & F.T. Bergmann 2012
Flux Balance v2 (2011) by Brett G. Olivier & Frank T. Bergmann 2011

Legend for editorial comments:
(1) Proposal has not yet been structured according to the recommended format for SBML Level 3 package proposals.
(2) Proposal needs to be updated for SBML Level 3.
(3) Work in progress—the authors have not finalized this proposal.

Package Working Group (PWG)

After a vote by the SBML community to accept the above proposal as addressing a valid need and taking a reasonable approach towards addressing this need, a working group has been formed to help complete the proposal and work on any implementation issues that may arise. Membership of this group is open to anyone by signing up for the mailing list at:

Activities: FBC-related presentations and material

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