Chemotactic movement and its resulting effects: an overview

  • Dirk Horstmann (University of Cologne)
Großer Saal Alte Handelsbörse Leipzig (Leipzig)


This talk summarizes known results for a model by E. F. Keller and L. A. Segel describing the aggregation of the Dictyostelium discoideum myxamoebae caused by chemotactic attraction. A short description of the model and its mathematical aspects will be given and discussed.

9/17/01 9/20/01

Genes, Cells, Populations - Mathematics and Biology

Alte Handelsbörse Leipzig Großer Saal

A. Greven

A. v.Haeseler

Angela Stevens

A. Wakolbinger