Clara Prats

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Individual-based modelling of bacterial cultures to study the microscopic causes of the lag phase
    Clara Prats
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Av del Canal Olímpic s n, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Theor Biol 241:939-53. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Analysis and IbM simulation of the stages in bacterial lag phase: basis for an updated definition
    Clara Prats
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Av del Canal Olímpic s n, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Theor Biol 252:56-68. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Patch exploitation in two dimensions: from Daphnia to simulated foragers
    Nathan D Dees
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri at St Louis, 503J Benton Hall, One University Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    J Theor Biol 252:69-76. 2008
  4. pmc Thermodynamic concepts in the study of microbial populations: age structure in Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells
    Jordi Ferrer
    Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Castelldefels, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e26690. 2011
  5. pmc Effect of the haematocrit layer geometry on Plasmodium falciparum static thin-layer in vitro cultures
    Jordi Ferrer
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Avda, del Canal Olímpic 15, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
    Malar J 7:203. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Mathematical modelling methodologies in predictive food microbiology: a SWOT analysis
    Jordi Ferrer
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
    Int J Food Microbiol 134:2-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Individual-based model and simulation of Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocyte in vitro cultures
    Jordi Ferrer
    Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Avda del Canal Olímpic s n, 08029 Castelldefels, Spain
    J Theor Biol 248:448-59. 2007
  8. pmc Individual-based Modelling: An Essential Tool for Microbiology
    Jordi Ferrer
    , Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, , Campus del Baix Llobregat, , Block D4, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Biol Phys 34:19-37. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Exploring the lag phase and growth initiation of a yeast culture by means of an individual-based model
    Marta Ginovart
    Department of Applied Mathematics III, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Food Microbiol 28:810-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Individual-based modelling of bacterial cultures to study the microscopic causes of the lag phase
    Clara Prats
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Av del Canal Olímpic s n, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Theor Biol 241:939-53. 2006
    ..This is the first in a series of studies of the lag phase that we are carrying out. Therefore, the present work addresses a generic system by making a simple set of assumptions...
  2. doi request reprint Analysis and IbM simulation of the stages in bacterial lag phase: basis for an updated definition
    Clara Prats
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Av del Canal Olímpic s n, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Theor Biol 252:56-68. 2008
    ..This will be possible only after the phenomena governing the population dynamics at an individual level of description, and occurring during the lag and exponential growth phases, are well understood...
  3. doi request reprint Patch exploitation in two dimensions: from Daphnia to simulated foragers
    Nathan D Dees
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri at St Louis, 503J Benton Hall, One University Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    J Theor Biol 252:69-76. 2008
    ..In all cases, we find a maximum in food gathered at some particular value of the noise width in question, suggesting that these results can be considered robust examples of natural stochastic resonance...
  4. pmc Thermodynamic concepts in the study of microbial populations: age structure in Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells
    Jordi Ferrer
    Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Castelldefels, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e26690. 2011
    ..The strategy here presented is of general application and it can substantially improve modelling of other types of microbial communities...
  5. pmc Effect of the haematocrit layer geometry on Plasmodium falciparum static thin-layer in vitro cultures
    Jordi Ferrer
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Avda, del Canal Olímpic 15, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
    Malar J 7:203. 2008
    ..In this work, a thorough investigation of the effects of the geometric culturing conditions on the parasite's development is presented...
  6. doi request reprint Mathematical modelling methodologies in predictive food microbiology: a SWOT analysis
    Jordi Ferrer
    Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
    Int J Food Microbiol 134:2-8. 2009
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  7. ncbi request reprint Individual-based model and simulation of Plasmodium falciparum infected erythrocyte in vitro cultures
    Jordi Ferrer
    Departament de Fisica i Enginyeria Nuclear, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, Campus del Baix Llobregat, Avda del Canal Olímpic s n, 08029 Castelldefels, Spain
    J Theor Biol 248:448-59. 2007
    ..Several published experimental cultures have been reproduced with computer simulations of this model, showing that the observed experimental behavior can be explained by means of individual interactions and statistical laws...
  8. pmc Individual-based Modelling: An Essential Tool for Microbiology
    Jordi Ferrer
    , Escola Superior d Agricultura de Barcelona, , Campus del Baix Llobregat, , Block D4, 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
    J Biol Phys 34:19-37. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Exploring the lag phase and growth initiation of a yeast culture by means of an individual-based model
    Marta Ginovart
    Department of Applied Mathematics III, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Food Microbiol 28:810-7. 2011
    ..The shortest lag phase and time to the first division were obtained with largest inocula and with the youngest inoculated parent cells...