Cells are tightly packed with structures and molecules that carry out the day-to-day operations of living. Understanding how cellular design dictates function is essential to understanding life and disease, in the brain, heart, or elsewhere. MCell (Monte Carlo cell) is a program that uses spatially realistic 3-D cellular models and specialized Monte Carlo algorithms to simulate the movements and reactions of molecules within and between cells – cellular microphysiology.
MCell downloads for operating systems including Linux, OSX and Windows are available.
For further information on MCell and DReAMM (Design, Render, and Animate MCell Models), please see the MCell website at mcell.psc.edu.