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Figure 4 | In Silico Cell and Tissue Science

Figure 4

From: Probabilistic Voxel-Fe model for single cell motility in 3D

Figure 4

Schematic example of voxel addition process. Voxel addition example taking only the stress direction and magnitude into account. When checking a specific voxel (current element), the volumetric stress that it bears (σv) and the angle (θ) that its neighbours form with the direction of maximum stress (d Δσ , red arrow) determine the probability of appearance (p+). In the illustration, the top voxel (currently part of the ECM) would have a higher probability than the right one of becoming cell since θ1 is lower than 90 degrees whereas θ2 is higher. Note that this is a simplified 2D scheme. In 3D, 6-connectivity is used to compute the voxel addition.

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