A resolution of the chemotactic wave paradox

T. Höfer, P. K. Maini, J. A. Sherratt, M. A. J. Chaplain, P. Chauvet, D. Metevier, P. C. Montes, J. D. Murray

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    We propose an extension of the standard model for cell chemotaxis which explicitly accounts for the adaptation of the chemotactic response. We show that this model resolves the “chemotactic wave paradox” of slime mould aggregation in a natural way.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-5
    Number of pages5
    JournalApplied Mathematics Letters
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

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    Höfer, T., Maini, P. K., Sherratt, J. A., Chaplain, M. A. J., Chauvet, P., Metevier, D., Montes, P. C., & Murray, J. D. (1994). A resolution of the chemotactic wave paradox. Applied Mathematics Letters, 7(2), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/0893-9659(94)90020-5