Theory and simulation for equilibrium glassy dynamics in cellular Potts model of confluent biological tissue.

  title={Theory and simulation for equilibrium glassy dynamics in cellular Potts model of confluent biological tissue.},
  author={Souvik Sadhukhan and Saroj Kumar Nandi},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={103 6-1},
Glassy dynamics in a confluent monolayer is indispensable in morphogenesis, wound healing, bronchial asthma, and many others; a detailed theoretical framework for such a system is, therefore, important. Vertex-model (VM) simulations have provided crucial insights into the dynamics of such systems, but their nonequilibrium nature makes theoretical development difficult. The cellular Potts model (CPM) of confluent monolayers provides an alternative model for such systems with a well-defined… 

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