A general moment expansion method for stochastic kinetic models.

@article{Ale2013AGM,
  title={A general moment expansion method for stochastic kinetic models.},
  author={Angelique Ale and Paul D. W. Kirk and Michael P. H. Stumpf},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={138 17},
  pages={
          174101
        }
}
Moment approximation methods are gaining increasing attention for their use in the approximation of the stochastic kinetics of chemical reaction systems. In this paper we derive a general moment expansion method for any type of propensities and which allows expansion up to any number of moments. For some chemical reaction systems, more than two moments are necessary to describe the dynamic properties of the system, which the linear noise approximation is unable to provide. Moreover, also for… 

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