Collective Phenomena in the Multicellular Development of Dictyostelium Discoideum

  • B. N. Belintsev
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Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 28)


The problem of modelling of embryogenesis will be simplified if we initially restrict ourselves to phenomenological description of the observed activities of individual cells. Then the key problem is: how are these activities transformed into the global behaviour of cellular ensembles?


cAMP Production Circular Domain Oscillatory Instability Homogeneous Steady State Secondary Bifurcation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. N. Belintsev
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  1. 1.Institute of Molecular Biology of the USSR Academy of SciencesSU-MoscowUSSR

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