Swimming of Microorganisms Viewed from String and Membrane Theories

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Kawamura, Masako ; Sugamoto, Akio ; Nojiri, Shin'ichi (1993)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1142/S0217732394000976
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Theory
    mesheuropmc: human activities
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Quantitative Biology::Cell Behavior | Physics::Biological Physics

Swimming of microorganisms is studied from a viewpoint of extended objects (strings and membranes) swimming in the incompressible f luid of low Reynolds number. The flagellated motion is analyzed in two dimensional fluid, by using the method developed in the ciliated mo... View more
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