Table 1

Properties of the three metabolic networks.

Core (yellow)

network

Intermediate (green)

network

Complete (blue)

network


Number of nodes

770

1207

2288

Number of edges

2255

3792

6547

Network density

0.008

0.005

0.002

Network heterogeneity

2.223

2.623

3.362

Number of self-loops

0

8

31

Clustering coefficient

0.215

0.233

0.189

Connected components

6

5

28

Network diameter

8

8

10

Network centralisation

0.288

0.301

0.271

Average path length

3.114

3.158

3.286

Average connectivity

5.857

6.270

5.696


The meaning of the parameters given in this table is explained in the Methods section.

Radrich et al. BMC Systems Biology 2010 4:114   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-4-114

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