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Plasmid segregation and accumulation

  title={Plasmid segregation and accumulation},
  author={Johannes Muller and K Munch and Bendix Koopmann and Eva Stadler and Louisa Roselius and Dieter Jahn and Richard Munch},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
The segregation of plasmids in a bacterial population is investigated. Hereby, a dynamical model is formulated in terms of a size-structured population using a hyperbolic partial differential equation incorporating non-local terms (the fragmentation equation). For a large class of parameter functions this PDE can be re-written as an infinite system of ordinary differential equations for the moments of its solution. We investigate the influence of different plasmid production modes, kinetic… 

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