A Stochastic Model of the Production of Multiple Proteins in Cells

  title={A Stochastic Model of the Production of Multiple Proteins in Cells},
  author={Vincent Fromion and Emanuele Leoncini and Philippe Robert},
  journal={SIAM J. Appl. Math.},
The production processes of several classes of proteins in prokaryotic cells is investigated. A Markov process is introduced to study how the limited common resources of the cell (like ribosomes) are used. Understanding the impact of this limitation on the production process is a key issue. We focus on the allocation of ribosomes in the case of the production of multiple classes of proteins. Asymptotic results are obtained under a scaling procedure and a realistic biological assumption on the… Expand
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