Self-sustained biochemical oscillations and waves with a feedback determined only by boundary conditions

E. B. Postnikov, A. Yu. Verisokin, D. V. Verveyko, and A. I. Lavrova
Phys. Rev. E 81, 052901 – Published 17 May 2010
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We discuss the biochemical three-dimensional reaction-diffusion model, which does not provide temporal self-sustained oscillations via reaction terms. However, the self-sustained oscillations and waves could be obtained using the proper boundary conditions for systems with a finite thickness. We have carried out in our numerical simulation the results quite corresponding to the experimental ones. We discuss the range of models for which our approach is applicable.

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  • Received 26 November 2009


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E. B. Postnikov*, A. Yu. Verisokin, and D. V. Verveyko

  • Department of Theoretical Physics, Kursk State University, Radishcheva Street 33, 305000 Kursk, Russia

A. I. Lavrova

  • Institute of Physics, Humboldt-University at Berlin, Newtonstr. 15, 12489 Berlin, Germany

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Vol. 81, Iss. 5 — May 2010

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