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Modeling Plant Development with Gene Regulation Networks Including Signaling and Cell Division
Henrik Jönsson, Bruce E. Shapiro, Elliot M. Meyerowitz, Eric Mjolsness
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Presented at the Third International Conference on Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure (BGRS 2002), Novosibirsk, Russia, July 14-20, 2002
Motivation: The use of computer models for the understanding of biomolecular systems is increasingly important. Multicellular models are especially useful in the context of developmental biological systems.
Results: We show how a simple model of gene regulatory networks combined with models of signaling and cell division can be used to simulate behavior of a real biological system, the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis thaliana.