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Table 6 Comparison of modelled standing electrochemical gradients outcomes and the existing empirical data

From: Development of a 3D finite element model of lens microcirculation

Standing fields 3D model radial range Experimental radial range 3D model averaged Experimental averaged*
[Na+]i (mMol) 6.9 to 16 5 to 16 1 12.5 13.8 3, 21.5 4
[K+]i (mMol) 91 to 100 Not Measured 95 91.2 5
[Cl-]i (mMol) 10 to 12 Not Measured 11.35 16.8 5, 12.3 5
ϕi (mV) −57 to −64 −50 to −70 2 −61.5 −70 6
ϕe (mV) 0.0 to −27 0 to −36 2 −13.5 −30 6
Pi (kPa) 0.0 to 10 0.0 to 48 7 4.8 Not Measured
  1. References: 1- (Wang et al. 2004) [50]; 2- (Mathias and Rae 1985) [16]; 3- (Delamere and Duncan 1977) [27]; 4- (Duncan 1970) [47]; 5- (Guerschanik et al. 1977) [28]; 6- (Delamere and Paterson 1979) [51]; 7- (Gao et al. 2011) [29].