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Table 1 Definition of numerical model: geometry of the skin together with electrical and thermal properties of the skin tissue, plasmid volume and electrodes

From: Numerical study of gene electrotransfer efficiency based on electroporation volume and electrophoretic movement of plasmid DNA

  Thickness (μm) Electrical conductivity (S/m) Density (kg/m3) Thermal conductivity (W/m K) Heat capacity (J/kg K)
Local transport region (LTR) 5 0.1 1400 0.2 3600
Stratum corneum 5 0.0001 1400 0.2 3600
Epidermis 15 0.2–0.8a 1200 0.24 3600
Dermis 200 0.2–0.8a 1200 0.45 3300
Adipose tissue 150 0.05–0.2a 900 0.19 2400
Muscle tissue 90 0.5 1040 0.5 3350
Subcutaneous tissue 2000 0.05 900 0.19 2400
Plasmid volume 1.4 1000 0.6 3600
Electrodes 1.35 × 106 7810 16.9 477
  1. aNonpermeabilized—fully permeabilized tissue