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Sci. Signal., 20 September 2011
[DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2001984]

An Introduction to MATLAB (Slides, Sample Files, Problem Set, Answer Key)

Eric A. Sobie*

*Contact information. E-mail, eric.sobie{at}mssm.edu

Slides. Introduction to MATLAB. This Presentation contains slides for two lectures in a graduate course on systems biology. The lectures introduce students to concepts and principles that illustrate how to use the programming language MATLAB.

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Format: PowerPoint (.ppt)

Size: 3.2 MB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

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Example files. Five MATLAB scripts, each of which plots ligand-receptor complex as a function of ligand concentration for different values of the dissociation constant KD. The scripts are numbered from "plot_LR_v1.m" to "plot_LR_v5.m". The sophistication of the MATLAB programming increases from the first to the fifth file. Each is ~1 kB.

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Format: M file (.m)

Size: 1 KB each

Requirements: Mathworks MATLAB

Problem set. The MATLAB script "computeLR.m" generates a plot of the concentration of ligand-receptor complex for different values of KD. This file can be used as a template to complete Part 1 of the Problem Set. The file "flash4.jpg" contains fluorescence data obtained using a confocal microscope and a custom-built system for spatially localized flash photolysis. These data are analyzed in Part 2 of the Problem Set.

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Format: M file (.m); JPEG (jpg)

Size: 1 KB; 362 KB

Requirements: Mathworks MATLAB

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Answer Key. The answer key for the problem set can be obtained by completing the “Request Resource” form. The answer key includes two MATLAB files.

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Format: M (.m)

Size: 1 KB each

Requirements: MATLAB

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Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to Science Signaling is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.

Citation: E. A. Sobie, An Introduction to MATLAB. Sci. Signal. 4, tr7 (2011).

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