Dynamic behavior in mathematical models of the tryptophan operon

Abstract

This paper surveys the general theory of operon regulation as first formulated by Goodwin and Griffith, and then goes on to consider in detail models of regulation of tryptophan production by Bliss, Sinha, and Santillán and Mackey, and the interrelationships between them. We further give a linear stability analysis of the Santillán and Mackey model for wild type E. coli as well as three different mutant strains that have been previously studied in the literature. This stability analysis indicates that the tryptophan production systems should be stable, which is in accord with our numerical results. © 2001 American Institute of Physics. @DOI: 10.1063/1.1336806#

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@inproceedings{Santilln2001DynamicBI, title={Dynamic behavior in mathematical models of the tryptophan operon}, author={Mois{\'e}s Santill{\'a}n and Michael C. Mackey}, year={2001} }