## Microscopic reversibility

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

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### Microscopic reversibility

What is microscopic reversibility?

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### Re: Microscopic reversibility

Hello,
I believe that this term refers to that in a balanced equation and that forward and reverse rates are equal. Hope this helped!

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### Re: Microscopic reversibility

I think microscopic reversibility means that for the forward and reverse directions of a reaction, there are the same intermediates involved, so the forward and reverse reactions go on the same, single pathway.