Study on the tumor-induced angiogenesis using mathematical models
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We studied angiogenesis using mathematical models describing the dynamics of tip cells. We reviewed the basic ideas of angiogenesis models and its numerical simulation technique to produce realistic computer graphics images of sprouting angiogenesis. We examined the classical model of Anderson-Chaplain using fundamental concepts of mass transport and chemical reaction with ECM degradation included. We then constructed two types of numerical schemes, model-faithful and model-driven ones, where new techniques of numerical simulation are introduced, such as transient probability, particle velocity, and Boolean variables.
Suzuki , T , Minerva , D , Nishiyama , K , Koshikawa , N & Chaplain , M A J 2018 , ' Study on the tumor-induced angiogenesis using mathematical models ' Cancer Science , vol 109 , no. 1 , pp. 15-23 . DOI: 10.1111/cas.13395
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DescriptionThis work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI 16H06576 and JSPS Core-to-Core Project International Research Network.
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