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Virus infection speeds: theory versus experiment

In order to explain the speed of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus VSV infections, we develop a simple model that improves previous approaches to the propagation of virus infections. For VSV infections, we find that the delay time elapsed between the adsorption of a viral particle into a cell and the release of its progeny has a very important effect. Moreover, this delay time makes the adsorption rate essentially irrelevant in order to predict VSV infection speeds. Numerical simulations are in agreement with the analytical results. Our model satisfactorily explains the experimentally measured speeds of VSV infections

American Physical Society

Author: Amor, Daniel R.
Fort, Joaquim
Abstract: In order to explain the speed of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus VSV infections, we develop a simple model that improves previous approaches to the propagation of virus infections. For VSV infections, we find that the delay time elapsed between the adsorption of a viral particle into a cell and the release of its progeny has a very important effect. Moreover, this delay time makes the adsorption rate essentially irrelevant in order to predict VSV infection speeds. Numerical simulations are in agreement with the analytical results. Our model satisfactorily explains the experimentally measured speeds of VSV infections
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/2072/295835
Language: eng
Publisher: American Physical Society
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Subject: Estomatitis vesicular -- Models matemàtics
Models matemàtics
Virosis -- Models matemàtics
Mathematical models
Vesicular stomatitis -- Mathematical models
Virus diseases -- Mathematical models
Title: Virus infection speeds: theory versus experiment
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Repository: Recercat

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