internal bias


internal bias
Applied to the motile behaviour of crawling cells that, in the short term, show persistence and do not behave as true random walkers. Any intrinsic regulation of the random motile behaviour of the cell could be considered as internal bias.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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