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systems biology

n.
The branch of biology that uses computational techniques to analyze and model how the components of a biological system such as a cell or organism interact with each other to produce the characteristics and behavior of that system.
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George Richerson, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of neurology, and professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, and neurosurgery at the UI Carver College of Medicine, also an author on the paper, says, "These findings provide an explanation for why SUDEP occurs after seizures, because patients would stop breathing but be completely unaware that their blood oxygen levels are progressively dropping to fatally low levels.
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Scott LeMaire, Professor of Surgery and of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, the Vice Chair for Research in the Michael E.
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