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Mathematical modelling and analysis of aspects of bacterial motility.

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The motile behaviour of bacteria underlies many important aspects of their actions, including pathogenicity, foraging efficiency, and ability to form biofilms. In this thesis, we apply mathematical modelling and analysis to various aspects of the planktonic motility of flagellated bacteria, guided by experimental observations. We use data obtained by tracking free-swimming Rhodobacter sphaeroides under a microscope, taking advantage of the availability of a large dataset acquired ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Mathematical Biology
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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ora:11465

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