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Heterogeneous Models of Oxygen Transport in Tissue Slices

  • Ronald C. Tai
  • Hsin-kang Chang
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 191)

Abstract

Recent development of the oxygen microelectrode (Whalen,1967) has made possible more accurate measurements of tissue oxygen transport. Such measurements could greatly benefit and indeed demand the development of more sophisticated mathematical models. Since tissue is heterogeneous both in structure and in transport properties, heterogeneous tissue models appear to be in order.

Keywords

Parallel Model Tissue Slice Heterogeneous Model Permeability Ratio Maximal Respiration 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald C. Tai
    • 1
  • Hsin-kang Chang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringState University of New YorkBuffaloUSA

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