Jean Charvolin

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Collagen fibrils, cable-like assemblies of long biological molecules, the so-called triple helices, are dominant components of connective tissues. Their determinant morphological and functional roles motivated a large number of studies concerning their formation and structure. However, these two points are still open questions and, particularly, that of the(More)
Phyllotaxis, the search for the most homogeneous and dense organizations of small disks inside a large circular domain, was first developed to analyze arrangements of leaves or florets in plants. Then it has become an object of study not only in botany, but also in mathematics, computer simulations and physics. Although the mathematical solution is now well(More)
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