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Constitutive chemical biology: reconstruction of intercellular Ca2+ transience by nonlinear oscillators
Author(s): S. Nakabayashi; N. Tanimura; Y. Miyakita; S. Kokubun; T. Yamashita
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Paper Abstract

Networks of non-linear oscillators have a potential to simulate physiological functions of living system. Expected similarity in spatiotemporal behavior was obtained in between the inter-cellular concentration pulse in Ca2+ triggered by f-sec laser irradiation and the current pulse propagation along excitable non-linear electrode pairs triggered by electric stimulus. These resemblances are owing to the same dynamical rules governing both biological and electrochemical systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6376, Optomechatronic Micro/Nano Devices and Components II, 637605 (17 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.689552
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S. Nakabayashi, Saitama Univ. (Japan)
N. Tanimura, Saitama Univ. (Japan)
Y. Miyakita, Saitama Univ. (Japan)
S. Kokubun, Nihon Univ. School of Medicine (Japan)
T. Yamashita, Nihon Univ. School of Medicine (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6376:
Optomechatronic Micro/Nano Devices and Components II
Yoshitada Katagiri, Editor(s)

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