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By Rudolf Winklbauer, Andreas Selchow, Beate Boller, Jürgen Bereiter-Hahn (auth.), Wolfgang Alt, Andreas Deutsch, Graham A. Dunn (eds.)

Understanding the dynamics of mobile and tissue movement kinds an important step in realizing the dynamics of existence and organic self-organization. organic movement is without doubt one of the most evident expressions of self-organization, because it calls for independent production and controlled motion of forces resulting in form formation and translocation of cells and tissues. the subjects of the ebook comprise intracellular motility and cytoplasma dynamics (e.g. cellphone division), unmarried telephone flow in various extracellular media (e.g. chemotaxis or touch guidance), mobilephone aggregation and cooperative movement (e.g. mobile swarms or slugs) and, eventually, cell-cell interactions in constructing tissues (e.g. embryogenesis or plant movement). The dynamics underlying organic movement are defined, at the one hand, through a number of tools of photo processing and correlation research, and nonetheless through the use of physico-chemical theories, constructing corresponding mathematical types and acting continuum box or stochastic simulations. hence, the learn is of an interdisciplinary personality usually present in theoretical and mathematical biology. Its presentation is meant to arrive a vast viewers â€" from theoretically bioscientists, physicians and biophysicists to utilized mathematicians attracted to the appliance of nonlinear dynamical structures and simulation algorithms. an important characteristic of the booklet is that it considers attainable synergetic mechanisms of interplay and cooperation on diverse microscopic degrees: at the molecular point of cytoskeletal polymers, membrane proteins and extracellular matrix filaments, in addition to at the point of cells and mobile tissues. New effects hindrance the points of filament or mobile alignment, numerous modes of strength transduction and the formation of worldwide pressure fields. The latter point of mechanical cell-cell communique is emphasised so one can supplement the even more well-studied phenomena of chemical, genetical or electrophysical communication.

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Fig. 5 shows this decomposition into factors applied to spontaneous fluctuations in displacement for the cell which was also used as an example in Fig. 3. 5 o 20 10 " 1ft Nt M ~ ~~~ M)~ V o o 1 I I~ ~ 1 rls A r"\ t~ I~ IJAJ . , ~t~ I~ vt ,j .. 1' . 05 o Figure 5: The spontaneous fluctuations in displacement (black) for the cell which was also used as an example in Fig. 3. The two almost coincident traces shown in dark grey are the relative areas of protrusion and retraction whereas the polarity is shown in light grey.

Therefore the magnitude of displacement is the product of two factors: the relative area of protrusion and retraction, a/ s, and the separation of their centroids, Ip-rl 1. 5 Protrusion, Retraction and the Efficiency of Cell Locomotion 41 which we will call the polarity of protrusion and retraction. Determining the separate contributions of these two factors to changes in the speed of cell translocation could lead to an important insight into the mechanism of speed variation under different experimental conditions.

Clues about the mechanism of cell movement may be obtained from information about its shape changes in time. The changes occur in multiple dimensions and can be highly periodic, however they may elude superficial observation. The techniques outlined in this contribution might help to reveal otherwise undetectable periodic shape changes. The methods described here are appropriate for the analysis of spatio-temporal changes of closed shapes, such as cell outlines. They require an angular parametrization z(4J, t) of the outline (for every angle 4J and time t) refering to a suitably chosen point or area lying inside the cell.

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