Mean-field descriptions of collective migration with strong adhesion
Random walk models based on an exclusion process with contact effects are often used to represent collective migration where individual agents are affected by agent-to-agent adhesion. Traditional mean field representations of these processes take the form of a nonlinear diffusion equation which, for strong adhesion, does not predict the averaged discrete behavior. We propose an alternative suite of mean-field representations, showing that collective migration with strong adhesion can be accurately represented using a moment closure approach.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||cell migration, cell adhesion, kirkwood superposition approximation, moment closure approximation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (010000) > APPLIED MATHEMATICS (010200) > Biological Mathematics (010202)|
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation|
Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 American Physical Society|
|Deposited On:||18 May 2012 17:04|
|Last Modified:||26 Oct 2012 15:29|
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