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Table 6 Spatial simulators

From: GridCell: a stochastic particle-based biological system simulator

  GridCell SmartCell MesoRD Cell++ MCell Smoldyn ChemCell
Molecule representation Particle Population Population Large particles and populations of small particles Particle Particle Particle
Stochastic Yes Yes Yes Large particles only Yes Yes Yes
Space Discretized Discretized Discretized Continuous (large particles) and discretized (small particles) Continuous Continuous Continuous
Particle-collision support Yes No No No No No No
Diffusion support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SBML support Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Web availability Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
  1. Comparison and description of various simulators.