A model for prion replication is studied. We prove global existence of weak solutions for unbounded polymerization and degradation rates. For bounded degradation rates, the solutions are shown to be classical.
Published February 28, 2007.
Math Subject Classifications: 35L45, 35B35, 35B40.
Key Words: Global existence; classical and weak solutions; asymptotic behavior; fragmentation; prion proliferation.
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| Christoph Walker |
Department of Mathematics
Nashville, TN 37240, USA
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