We have proposed a model in which cells detect gradients of chemoattractant by balancing a fast local excitation and a slower global inhibition. To illustrate this general mechanism, we have developed an interactive applet that mimics laboratory experiments in which either spatially homogeneous or heterogeneous stimuli of chemoattractant are applied.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Science's STKE : signal transduction knowledge environment|
|State||Published - Feb 10 2004|
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