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Table 1 The expected fates of recruited SCs under intense intercellular communication as depending on the recruited SC kinetic parameters

From: Disruption of a Quorum Sensing mechanism triggers tumorigenesis: a simple discrete model corroborated by experiments in mammary cancer stem cells

Class Transition to maturation Characteristic parameters Formal condition
a Dominant large DC life span Ψ ≤ Φ -Θ
b depends on recruited SC number intermediate DC life span Φ - Θ < Ψ ≤ Φ + 1
c none DC life span shorter than differentiation time Ψ > Φ + 1