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Weak and strong regimes on 2D hexagonal lattices.

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posted on 31.10.2008, 01:56 by Szymon Stoma, Mikael Lucas, Jérôme Chopard, Marianne Schaedel, Jan Traas, Christophe Godin

The sink cells are tagged with blue dots. (A) shows the stable state in case of a weak regime. At the end of the simulation the auxin concentration is progressively increasing with the distance from the sink. PIN, marked in red, is present in all cells leading to a laminar flow over the entire surface. (B) shows the stable state of a strong regime with one sink leading to the formation of canals (where PIN is present) and patches of cells without transporter. This system corresponds to the original canalization concept.