A Method for Measuring the Rate of Oxygen Release from Flowing Erythrocytes in Microvessels

  • N. Tateishi
  • N. Maeda
  • T. Shiga
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 277)


Physiologically, dynamics of oxygen release from erythrocytes in capillary to tissues is one of the most important phenomena. The major determinants of oxygen supply to tissues are blood flow to tissues, oxygen content in blood and the density of capillaries. The importance of capillary density has been well examined since the pioneering study of Krogh1.


Oxygen Saturation Oxygen Release Venous Side Hamster Cheek Pouch Arterial Side 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Tateishi
    • 1
  • N. Maeda
    • 1
  • T. Shiga
    • 2
  1. 1.Department Physiology, School of MedicineEhime UniversityShigenobu, Onsen-gun, EhimeJapan
  2. 2.Department Physiology, School of MedicineOsaka UniversityNakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530Japan

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