Accession Number : ADP001037

Title :   Theories for Control of Neurotransmitter Release and for Two Problems in Physical Chemistry,

Corporate Author : RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INST TROY NY DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Segel,Lee A.

Report Date : FEB 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Three problems are surveyed: The control by calcium entry of neurotransmitter release; The spatially inhomogeneous polymerization reaction when a layer of initiator is placed next to a reservoir of monomer; and A spinodal decomposition type of phase change modelled by the nonlinear fourth order Cahn-Hilliard equation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Applied mathematics, *Neurobiology, *Polymerization, *Spinodal decomposition, Nerve cells, Problem solving, Equations, Calcium, Kinetics, Monomers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE