Hopf bifurcation analysis for a model of genetic regulatory system with delay. (English) Zbl 1178.34104

The paper investigates a mathematical model that describe a genetic regulatory system. The model has a delay which affects the dynamics of the system. The authors first consider the local stability of the equilibrium and the existence of Hopf bifurcations. By using the normal form theory and center manifold reduction, they derive explicit formulae which determine the stability, direction and other properties of bifurcating periodic solutions. Finally, some numerical simulations are carried out to support the analytic results.


34K60 Qualitative investigation and simulation of models involving functional-differential equations
34K18 Bifurcation theory of functional-differential equations
34K20 Stability theory of functional-differential equations
34K13 Periodic solutions to functional-differential equations
92D15 Problems related to evolution
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