The synapse assembly model

Sung Joo E. Lee, Yuko Hori, Jay T. Groves, Michael L. Dustin, Arup K. Chakraborty

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A framework for quantitative analysis of the mechanisms underlying immunological synapse assembly has been recently developed. This model uses partial differential equations to describe the binding interactions of receptors and ligands, with the constraint that they are embedded in apposed deformable membranes linked to a cytoskeletal complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)500-502
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Immunology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2002
Externally publishedYes


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