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Bacterial growth: a statistical physicist's guide

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Original languageEnglish
Article number016601
Number of pages27
JournalReports on Progress in Physics
Volume82
Issue number1
Early online date1 Oct 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2018

Abstract

Bacterial growth presents many beautiful phenomena that pose new theoretical challenges to statistical physicists, and are also amenable to laboratory experimentation. This review provides some of the essential biological background, discusses recent applications of statistical physics in this field, and highlights the potential for future research.

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