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Nanoscale changes induce microscale effects in Turing patterns.
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PMID:  21279240     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A water-in-oil microemulsion loaded with a reaction-diffusion chemical system (Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction) is able to exhibit Turing patterns that are believed to be responsible for differentiation processes in Nature. Using polymers, such as polyethylene oxide, longer than the droplet size changes the distribution of droplets due to cluster formation. This difference in the nanoscale has relevant consequences in the observed the Turing pattern's wavelength, which is three orders of magnitude larger than the droplet size.
Authors:
Jorge Carballido-Landeira; Pablo Taboada; Alberto P Muñuzuri
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1463-9084     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100888160     Medline TA:  Phys Chem Chem Phys     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Group of Nonlinear Physics, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, E-15782, Spain.
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