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TABLE 6.1 Simulation Parameters

Parameter Description (units) Values(s)
L Length of the lattice (points) 16 or 100
W Width of the lattice (points) 12 or 100
T Duration of growth phase (hours) 12
C Number of growth cycles (unitless) 36, 100, or 400
K Number of mutant resistant strains (unitless) 7
image Maximum growth rate (abundance per hour) 0.61
  Monod constant of ancestral strains and resistant mutants (abundance) {0.165, 0.93, 0.341, 0.27, 0.28, 0.29, 0.30,0.31, 0.32, 0.33}
{rk(0),r0(0)} Initial competition amount (abundance) {1/40, 1/40}
ɸ Dilution factor (unitless) 1/40
α Probability of migration (unitless) 1/3
acrit Critical abundance for persistence (abundance) 0.00275
π Mutation probability per transfer per well (unitless) 1/100
γ Fraction of resistant subpopulation converted to a random mutant given a mutation event (unitless) 1/2


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