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Calcium Regulation in Lymphatic Endothelial Cells Under Flow

[+] Author Affiliations
Mohammad Jafarnejad, Roland R. Kaunas

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Walter E. Cromer, David C. Zawieja

Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX

James E. Moore, Jr.

Imperial College London, London, UK

Paper No. SBC2013-14828, pp. V01AT05A019; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2013-14828
From:
  • ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Volume 1A: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms; Active and Reactive Soft Matter; Atherosclerosis; BioFluid Mechanics; Education; Biotransport Phenomena; Bone, Joint and Spine Mechanics; Brain Injury; Cardiac Mechanics; Cardiovascular Devices, Fluids and Imaging; Cartilage and Disc Mechanics; Cell and Tissue Engineering; Cerebral Aneurysms; Computational Biofluid Dynamics; Device Design, Human Dynamics, and Rehabilitation; Drug Delivery and Disease Treatment; Engineered Cellular Environments
  • Sunriver, Oregon, USA, June 26–29, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5560-7
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME

abstract

The lymphatic system collects interstitial fluid and proteins and pumps them back to the blood circulatory system. Additionally, it is important in lipid uptake in the mesentery and immune response. Any failure of the system in pumping lymph results in swelling of tissue and/or organ(s), or lymphedema. The lymphatic system consists of initial lymphatic capillaries and larger collecting vessels. The latter contain tubular regions covered with contracting lymphatic muscle cells, which are separated by bi-leaflet valves to ensure unidirectional flow [1].

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