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Table 7 Comparison of modelled circulating currents and the existing experimental mouse data

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

Parameter Model prediction Experimental data
Net current density (μA/cm2)
Jequator 17, outward 22 1, 20 ± 2.6 2, outward
Janterior pole 12, inward 26 1, 32 2, inward
Jposterior pole 10, inward 7 1, 42 2, inward
Fluid velocity (nm/s)
Vequator – intracellular 2.1, outward Not Measured
Vanterior pole – extracellular 190, inward Not Measured
Vposterior pole – extracellular 250, inward Not Measured
  1. References: 1- (Robinson and Patterson 1982) [5]; 2- (Parmelee 1986) [41].