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Simple Equations Track Listeria Trails
May 11, 2007
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.
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