ITM Web of Conferences
Volume 5, 2015Workshop on Multiscale and Hybrid Modelling in Cell and Cell Population Biology
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||11 December 2015|
Mathematical modeling of the microtubule dynamic instability: a new approch of GTP-tubulin hydrolysis
1 Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, Centrale Marseille, I2M UMR 7373, Marseille cedex 13, France
2 Aix-Marseille University, INSERM, CRO2, UMR_S 911, France
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Microtubules, components of the cytosqueleton, play an important role in cell division, cell migration and thus in the cancer proccess through dynamic instability. Therefore they are an important target for anti-cancer treatment. Proper modelling of dynamic instability is a crucial tool to understand the mechanism of action of microtubule targeting agents. In this paper, we propose a new concept for GTP-tubulin hydrolysis which allow the model to accurately reproduce microtubule dynamics observed in vitro or in cells. This approach will be more appropriate to take study the effects of drugs.
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