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Simple Equations Track Listeria Trails


May 11, 2007

News thumbnail A simple and robust mathematical description of the movement of Listeria monocytogenes yields insights into the mechanisms that drive this pathogenic bacterium. Vivek Shenoy, associate professor of engineering at Brown University, and Julie Theriot, associate professor at Stanford University, published the equations in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Full Story

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