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Appendix List of models on plaque formation

From: Effects of bacteriophage traits on plaque formation

Equation1 Main assumptions Reference
(1) phage propagating through a constant host density [19], eqn. 18
(2) phage adsorption/desorption processes are fast relative to cell death rate [20], eqn. 6a
(3) larger burst size [20], eqn. 6b
(4) phage adsorption/desorption processes are slow relative to cell death rate [20], eqn. A8
(5) phage adsorption process is fast relative to cell death rate [20], eqn. A9
(6) hindered diffusion through a high constant host density [23], eqn. 14, solution 1
(7) hindered diffusion through a high constant host density [23], eqn. 14, solution 2
  1. 1 The variables are: c, the plaque wavefront velocity; D, the virion diffusivity; N o , the lawn bacterial density; L, the latent period (or lysis time); k 1 , the adsorption constant of the phage particle; k -1 , the desorption constant; and k 2 , the rate constant for lysis.