Whalley, Jacqueline L. and Tuite, M.F. and Johnson, Colin G. (2002) A virtual lab for exploring the [PSI]+ yeast prion. In: Valafar, Faramarz, ed. International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medi- cine and Biological Sciences, METMBS'02. CSERA Press, USA pp. 583-589. ISBN 1-892512-32-7.
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This paper discusses on going work on simulating the propogation within the cell of a prion protein in yeast. The biological background to the project is outlined, and a number of questions about this system are posed. The paper then discusses how computer simulation is being used to provide a ''virtual laboratory'' for this system, which will be employed to support and understand real experiments. Futhermore, the development of the application is detailed with emphasis on the challenges encountered to date.
|Item Type:||Conference or workshop item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||prions, simulating biological systems, computational cellular biology|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Applied and Interdisciplinary Informatics Group|
|Depositing User:||Mark Wheadon|
|Date Deposited:||24 Nov 2008 18:00|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2012 09:40|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13786 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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