Systems biology: The cost of feedback control

ArticleinNature 467(7312):163-4 · September 2010with13 Reads
Impact Factor: 41.46 · DOI: 10.1038/467163a · Source: PubMed

    Abstract

    Noise in biochemical processes can compromise precision in cellular functions. An analysis involving information theory suggests that there is a strict limit to how far noise can be suppressed by feedback.