A Host-Parasite Model for a Two-Type Cell Population

  title={A Host-Parasite Model for a Two-Type Cell Population},
  author={Gerold Alsmeyer and S{\"o}ren Gr{\"o}ttrup},
  journal={Advances in Applied Probability},
  pages={719 - 741}
We consider a host-parasite model for a population of cells that can be of two types, A or B, and exhibits unilateral reproduction: while a B-cell always splits into two cells of the same type, the two daughter cells of an A-cell can be of any type. The random mechanism that describes how parasites within a cell multiply and are then shared into the daughter cells is allowed to depend on the hosting mother cell as well as its daughter cells. Focusing on the subpopulation of A-cells and its… 
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