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Bifurcating spatial patterns in a cell-chemotaxis model

Maini, P. K. and Winters, K. H. and Myerscough, M. R. and Murray, J. D. (1993) Bifurcating spatial patterns in a cell-chemotaxis model. In: Proceedings first European Conference of Mathematics Applied to Biology and Medicine. n/a, n/a (n/a). Wuerz Publishing Ltd, Winnipeg, Canada, pp. 467-471.

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Abstract

Spatial pattern formation is a key issue in early embroynic development. Embroynic cells divide, migrate, and differentiate to form the various structures, markings and organs of the body. Perhaps the most spectacular manifestation of this process is animal coat markings. These patterns are formed by melanin-secreting cells which migrate from the neural crest to the epidermal and dermal layers of the skin.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:n/a
Subjects:A - C > Biology and other natural sciences
Research Groups:Centre for Mathematical Biology
ID Code:513
Deposited By:Philip Maini
Deposited On:13 Dec 2006
Last Modified:20 Jul 2009 14:22

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