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Fig. 6

From: Cell adhesion heterogeneity reinforces tumour cell dissemination: novel insights from a mathematical model

Fig. 6

Comparison of the ratio of disseminated cell r diss between simulation scenarios with inverted environmental control. In this case adhesive states decrease with increasing local cell density (see Additional file 1). (a) The plot shows the ratio of disseminated cells [Eq. (3)] over time for all scenarios. r diss-values are strongly increased. (b) The plot shows the maximum value of the disseminated cell ratio r diss [Eq. (3)] in percent as a function of the adhesion heterogeneity parameter γ. The maximum of r diss is higher than 90 % for all scenarios. Note the differences in the y-axis compared to Fig. 5

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