Exclusion processes on networks as models for cytoskeletal transport

@article{Neri2013ExclusionPO,
  title={Exclusion processes on networks as models for cytoskeletal transport},
  author={Izaak Neri and Norbert Kern and Andrea Parmeggiani},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
  year={2013}
}
We present a study of exclusion processes on networks as models for complex transport phenomena and in particular for active transport of motor proteins along the cytoskeleton. We argue that active transport processes on networks spontaneously develop density heterogeneities at various scales. These heterogeneities can be regulated through a variety of multi-scale factors, such as the interplay of exclusion interactions, the non-equilibrium nature of the transport process and the network… Expand
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