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  • Anita T. Layton
  • Aurélie Edwards
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Part of the Lecture Notes on Mathematical Modelling in the Life Sciences book series (LMML)

Abstract

These results indicate that enalapril raised K f nearly twofold in treated vs. untreated animals. This difference is mostly due to the reduced value of P GC in treated animals (see Table  2.2), which itself stems from the vasodilatation induced by enalapril, leading to a reduction in efferent arteriolar resistance and in P GC .

Keywords

Hydraulic Conductivity Solute Flux Oncotic Pressure Translocation Rate Shared Pathway 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anita T. Layton
    • 1
  • Aurélie Edwards
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers ERL 8228, UMRS 1138 Equipe 3ParisFrance

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