Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 86, Issue 5, pp 1556–1557 | Cite as

Orientation of nonspherical cells in blood flowing through a vessel

  • E. G. Popov


Photometric experiments on model blood vessels showed that nonspherical blood cells are oriented in the flow with their short axes along the radius of the vessel.

Key Words

blood cells physiological function 

Literature Cited

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    P. Latimer, Arch. Biochem.,180, 151 (1977).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

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  • E. G. Popov

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