Figure 44.4. Example of Emax model as proposed by Wagner.

Figure 44.4

Example of Emax model as proposed by Wagner.169 The maximum effect is 100%, and a concentration of 6 results in 50% effect. The exponent H, also known as the Hill constant, determines the shape of the curve and is usually between 1 and 2.

From: Chapter 44, Pharmacology

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