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Figure 2 | Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling

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From: Agent-based modeling of competence phenotype switching in Bacillus subtilis

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Multi-scale ABM of competence. This is a bottom-up ABM. The bottom layer represents the intracellular ABM implementing the competence network, while the upper layer represents the cell culture environment. The two colored layers in the cell culture environment represent the ComX quorum-sensing pheromone and nutrient layers from which cell agents (blue and yellow) consume molecules. The yellow cell agent indicates a cell exhibiting competence.

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