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Boundary behaviours of Leishmania mexicana: a hydrodynamic simulation study

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It is well established that the parasites of the genus Leishmania exhibit complex surface interactions with the sandfly vector midgut epithelium, but no prior study has considered the details of their hydrodynamics. Here, the boundary behaviours of motile Leishmania mexicana promastigotes are explored in a computational study using the boundary element method, with a model flagellar beating pattern that has been identified from digital videomicroscopy. In particular a simple flagellar kinemat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.11.016

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Biochemistry
Subgroup:
Mathematical Institute; Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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0000-0003-0853-267X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Mathematical Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Wheeler, RJ
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Theoretical Biology Journal website
Volume:
462
Pages:
311-320
Publication date:
2018-11-20
Acceptance date:
2018-11-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-8541
ISSN:
0022-5193
Pubs id:
pubs:857237
URN:
uri:0a90949b-1325-4c93-9294-3d4cd7ec5cfb
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uuid:0a90949b-1325-4c93-9294-3d4cd7ec5cfb
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pubs:857237

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