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cAMP diffusion in Dictyostelium discoideum: A Green's function method

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Calovi, D. S., Brunnet, L. G., & de Almeida, R. M. C. (2010). cAMP diffusion in Dictyostelium discoideum: A Green's function method. Physical Review E, 82(1): 011909. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.82.011909.

Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0005-AA9B-D
A Green's function method is developed to approach the spatiotemporal equations describing the cAMP production in Dictyostelium discoideum, markedly reducing numerical calculations times: cAMP concentrations and gradients are calculated just at the amoeba locations. A single set of parameters is capable of reproducing the different observed behaviors, from cAMP synchronization, spiral waves and reaction-diffusion patterns to streaming and mound formation. After aggregation, the emergence of a circular motion of amoebas, breaking the radial cAMP field symmetry, is observed.