Quantitative Biology

   

Tracking the Diffusion of Signal Proteins in Escherichia Coli

Authors: Herbert Weidner

We describe a fast computational model to study the signal transduction in E. coli chemo­taxis. It allows to trace the places and chemical reactions of individual molecules in a cell as a function of time. From the spatial resolution of the model and the known diffusion constant of the proteins, a time step of 3 µs is calculated for the simulation.

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[v1] 2017-04-19 09:29:00

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