Model for the distribution of cell volumes

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Description

This is an implementation of a model for the distribution of cell volumes that constitutes Equation 7 in the paper listed in the references. It evaluates volEq7 at a vector of volume (μ m^3) values.

Usage

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fitFun(par,  t = 29, sigma_t = .3*t, V = 1:100)

Arguments

par

a list of parameter starting values, with elements A, r (μ m^3/h), and sigma_r (μ m^3/h)

t

a numeric value representing the average cell cycle time (h)

sigma_t

a numeric value representing the variability in the average cell cycle time t (h)

V

a numeric value representing the (vector of) volumes (μ m^3) at which the model is to be evaluated

Value

A numeric vector representing a cell volume (μ m^3) distribution.

References

Halter M, Elliott JT, Hubbard JB, Tona A, Plant AL (2009), "Cell Volume Distributions Reveal Cell Growth Rates and Division Times.", Journal of Theoretical Biology, in press.

See Also

fitVolDist,fitFun