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Sci. Signal., 27 September 2011
[DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.2001973]

Simulations of Stochastic Biological Phenomena

Fernand Hayot*

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Slides. This Presentation contains slides for a lecture in a graduate course on computational biology. The lecture discusses stochastic modeling of biological phenomena.

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MATLAB Code. A MATLAB file for performing stochastic modeling of biological phenomena. The file “transcription.m” uses Gillespie's algorithm to implement a simple model of mRNA transcription and degradation.

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Answer Key. Simulations of Stochastic Biological Phenomena Answer Key files. The answer key and the MATLAB files (“transcription_translation.m” and “transcription_translation_varyk1.m”) corresponding to the answers for the problem set can be obtained by completing the “Request Resource” form.

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Citation: F. Hayot, Simulations of Stochastic Biological Phenomena. Sci. Signal. 4, tr13 (2011).

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