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A numerical approach to model the dynamics in a mammalian cell exposed to a carcinogenic compound
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI).
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

When a mammalian cell is exposed to a carcinogen, the carcinogen gives rise to new compounds. In this paper a numerical approach is taken to find the amount of these compounds overtime. The concentration of the compounds are assumed to satisfy the reaction and/or the diffusion equation, techniques used for solving these equations include the one-dimensional finite element method (FEM) and the lumped parameter approach. The mathematically derived results are compared to in-vitro measurements. The mathematical model set up in this paper will prove insufficient.

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2014. , 63 p.
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Mathematics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-153748OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-153748DiVA: diva2:753569
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Master of Science in Engineering -Engineering Physics
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Available from: 2014-10-08 Created: 2014-10-08 Last updated: 2014-10-09Bibliographically approved

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