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Mathematical modelling of calcium signalling taking into account mechanical effects

  title={Mathematical modelling of calcium signalling taking into account mechanical effects},
  author={Katerina Kaouri and Philip K. Maini and Stephen Jonathan Chapman},
  journal={arXiv: Dynamical Systems},
Most of the calcium in the body is stored in bone. The rest is stored elsewhere, and calcium signalling is one of the most important mechanisms of information propagation in the body. Yet, many questions remain open. In this work, we initially consider the mathematical model proposed in Atri et al. \cite{ atri1993single}. Omitting diffusion, the model is a system of two nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODEs) for the calcium concentration, and the fraction of $IP_3$ receptors that have… 

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