Periodica Mathematica Hungarica

, Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 215–225 | Cite as

Time-delayed model of the unbiased movement of Tetrahymena Pyriformis

  • Orsolya SáfárEmail author
  • László Kőhidai
  • Andrea Hegedűs


In our paper we investigate the unbiased movement of the unicellular eukaryotic ciliate Tetrahymena Pyriformis. We use a time-delayed version of the previously known model to describe the specific movement of this species. With the help of semi-discretization, we state analytic results for the model.

Key words and phrases

eukaryotic ciliate time-delay semi-discretization 

Mathematics subject classification number

92C17 34K60 


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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Orsolya Sáfár
    • 1
    Email author
  • László Kőhidai
    • 2
  • Andrea Hegedűs
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnalysisBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of Genetics, Cell- and ImmunologySemmelweis UniversityBudapestHungary

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