A model for swimming unipolar spirilla.

  title={A model for swimming unipolar spirilla.},
  author={Mary R. Myerscough and Margaret Swan},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  volume={139 2},
A mathematical model employing slender body theory is constructed for a unipolar Spirillum volutans cell with the model cell allowed to move unconstrainedly in the fluid. The results are compared with observation and previous studies and the effects of varying cell dimensions are investigated. 

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