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Title: Quorum sensing in single cells of Neurospora crassa
The use of a microwell microfluidic device allows separating single cells and tracking single cells data. The measurement of single cell fluorescent intensity trajectories in the microwell device supported a deterministic quorum sensing model identified by ensemble methods for clock phase synchronization. A strong inference framework was used to test the communication mechanism in phase synchronization of quorum sensing versus cell-to-cell contact, and the results lent support for quorum sensing.  more » « less
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