A virtual lab for exploring the [PSI]+ yeast prion

Whalley, Jacqueline L. and Tuite, Mick 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. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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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: 10 Jun 2014 13:10
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13786 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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