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Motility Enhancement through Surface Modification Is Sufficient for Cyanobacterial Community Organization during Phototaxis

  • Tristan Ursell equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tristan Ursell, Rosanna Man Wah Chau, Susanne Wisen

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Rosanna Man Wah Chau equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tristan Ursell, Rosanna Man Wah Chau, Susanne Wisen

    Affiliations: Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Plant Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Susanne Wisen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tristan Ursell, Rosanna Man Wah Chau, Susanne Wisen

    Affiliation: Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Plant Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Devaki Bhaya mail,

    dbhaya@stanford.edu (DB); kchuang@stanford.edu (KCH)

    Affiliation: Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Plant Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Kerwyn Casey Huang mail

    dbhaya@stanford.edu (DB); kchuang@stanford.edu (KCH)

    Affiliations: Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: September 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003205

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correction to eqn. 5

Posted by tristansu on 09 Jul 2014 at 04:54 GMT

Equation 5 has a typographical error, the last term should read

beta*d/dy[M*C]

not

M*beta*d/dy[C]

The authors apologize for any confusion this may have caused. All simulations were performed with the correct equations.

No competing interests declared.