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Cybernetics and Systems Analysis

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 532–538 | Cite as

Modeling of intracellular processes using active charged particles

  • B. O. Biletskyy
  • A. M. Gupal
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Abstract

A new method to model intracellular reactions coordinated by proteins is discussed. Proteins are described using locally interacting charged particles. The interaction is defined algorithmically, which allows disregarding the physical nature of protein activity in the analysis of the processes. Based on the proposed approach, a modeling software environment was developed and used as an example to analyze the process of formation of the hydrophobic core of a protein globule in water.

Keywords

multiagent systems cellular automata Markov chain reactions of cellular metabolism protein 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.V. M. Glushkov Institute of CyberneticsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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