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Chemical instabilities and sustained oscillations. (English) Zbl 1170.92344
Summary: The temporal behaviour of a chemical system beyond a non-equilibrium unstable transition is analysed and compared to the behaviour of Volterra-Lotka type systems. The properties of certain types of biological rythmic phenomena are discussed within the framework of this comparison.

MSC:
92E99 Chemistry
92D40 Ecology
34K60 Qualitative investigation and simulation of models involving functional-differential equations
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