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Discrete Simulations of Biochemical Dynamics

  • Vincenzo Manca
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4848)

Abstract

Metabolic P systems, shortly MP systems, are a special class of P systems, introduced for expressing biological metabolism. Their dynamics are computed by metabolic algorithms which transform populations of objects according to a mass partition principle, based on suitable generalizations of chemical laws. The definition of MP system is given and a new kind of regulation mechanism is outlined, for the construction of computational models from experimental data of given metabolic processes.

Keywords

P Systems Metabolism Discrete Biological Models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincenzo Manca
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of VeronaItaly

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