The Role of Precursors in Stimulating Oscillations in Autocatalytic Diffusion Coupled Systems

  • B. Gross
  • Y. G. Kim
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This paper examines the relationship between the structure of a biological system and its oscillatory behavior through analog simulation of two “reactor systems” in which a chain of autocatalytic reactions could take place. The role of intracellular compartmentalization in cell funcion and the interaction of the cell with external stimuli are discussed herin.


Compartmental Model Homogeneous Model Initial Disturbance Autocatalytic Reaction Sustained Oscillation 
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  • B. Gross
  • Y. G. Kim

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