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Melnikov method to a bacteria-immunity model with bacterial quorum sensing mechanism. (English) Zbl 1197.37130
Summary: A bacteria-immunity model with bacterial quorum sensing is formulated, which describes the competition between bacteria and immune cells. After periodic perturbation and a series of coordinate transformations, the model is brought into a standard form, and which is amenable to Melnikov method. By the method, the existences of chaotic motion and homoclinic bifurcations are proved.
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MSC:
37N25 Dynamical systems in biology
92C99 Physiological, cellular and medical topics
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