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Mechanism of stochastic resonance in a quorum sensing network regulated by small RNAs. (English) Zbl 1302.92029

Summary: Bacterial quorum sensing (QS) is an important process of cell communication and more and more attention is paid to it. Moreover, the noises are ubiquitous in nature and often play positive role. In this paper, we investigate how the noise enhances the QS though the stochastic resonance (SR) and explain the mechanism of SR in this quorum sensing network. In addition, we also discuss the interaction between the small RNA and the other genes in this network and discover the biological importance.

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92C37 Cell biology
92C42 Systems biology, networks
34C60 Qualitative investigation and simulation of ordinary differential equation models
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