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Table 1 Parameters used in the model

From: The impact of natural transformation on adaptation in spatially structured bacterial populations

Parameter Description Unit
L and P Numbers of grid cells in two dimensional space
K Carrying capacity of each grid cell
r Growth rate Per bacterium per unit time
μ Mutation rate Per bacterium per unit time
m Intrinsic death rate Per bacterium per unit time
u Transformation rate Per bacterium per DNA fragment per unit time
v Bacterial migration rate Per bacterium per unit time
g DNA diffusion rate Per DNA fragment per unit time
s Selection coefficient Per bacterium per unit time
c DNA decay rate Per DNA fragment per unit time