A Membrane System for the Leukocyte Selective Recruitment

@inproceedings{Franco2003AMS,
  title={A Membrane System for the Leukocyte Selective Recruitment},
  author={Giuditta Franco and Vincenzo Manca},
  booktitle={Workshop on Membrane Computing},
  year={2003}
}
A formal description is developed for the phenomenon of leukocyte recruitment that plays a critical role in the immune response. Due to its complex nature and capability to rapidly adapt to the attack of infectious agents, the immune system may be considered a typical example of complex adaptive system [9]. Here the leukocyte selective recruitment, crucial in immunity, is modeled as a dynamical system of interactions between leukocytes and endothelial cells, where a special kind of membrane… CONTINUE READING
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