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Distinct Speed and Direction Memories of Migrating Cells Diversify Their Possible Search Strategies

  title={Distinct Speed and Direction Memories of Migrating Cells Diversify Their Possible Search Strategies},
  author={M. Reza Shaebani and Matthieu Piel and Franziska Lautenschlager},
Migrating cells exhibit various motility patterns, resulting from different migration mechanisms, cell properties, or cell-environment interactions. The complexity of cell dynamics is reflected, e.g., in the diversity of the observed forms of velocity autocorrelation function— that has been widely served as a measure of diffusivity and spreading—. By analyzing the dynamics of migrating dendritic cells in vitro , we disentangle the contributions of direction θ and speed v ( ≡| v | ) to the velocity… 

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