AA1 – Mechanisms of Life



Synchronization and Geometric Structures of Stochastic Biochemical Oscillators

Project Heads

Maximilian Engel, Felix Höfling, Stefanie Winkelmann

Project Members

Arthur Straube

Project Duration

01.01.2023 − 31.12.2025

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We study synchronization due to noise and/or coupling in dynamical systems with multiple time scales. The challenge of taming nonuniformly hyperbolic structures is faced with non-standard geometric singular perturbation theory. An application focus is on biochemical oscillation reactions, with potential scope for wave fronts under noise.

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Related Publications

  • A. Straube, S. Winkelmann, F. Höfling. Accurate reduced models for the pH oscillations in the urea-urease reaction confined to giant lipid vesicles. J. Phys. Chem. B 127, 2955 (2023)
  • A. Straube, S. Winkelmann, C. Schütte, F. Höfling. Stochastic pH oscillations in a model of the urea–urease reaction confined to lipid vesicles. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 12, 9888 (2021)


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