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A two compartment two-sided Michaelis-Menten transporter, with flow.

Detailed Description

2sol2sidedF pic1

A facilitated transporter kinetic model assuming instantaneous solute binding to transporter of Michaelis-Menten type, single site available from both sides of the membrane. This model contains two solutes in two compartments, giving concentrations A1, A2, B1, and B2. There is Flow into the first compartment, with concentration Ain. The outflow, Aout, equals A1(t). Permeability-Surface Area product (PS) is determined by the concentration of A1 and B2. PSmax is max PS at 0% saturation. There is Gulosity in V2. In V2, A is consumed, forming B. B is also consumed.

Relevant Equations






KmA and KmB are the equilibrium dissociation constants for each solute on both sides.

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Key terms
two sided
two compartment
two solutes
Permeability Surface
Equilibrium Dissociation Constant

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Model development and archiving support at provided by the following grants: NIH U01HL122199 Analyzing the Cardiac Power Grid, 09/15/2015 - 05/31/2020, NIH/NIBIB BE08407 Software Integration, JSim and SBW 6/1/09-5/31/13; NIH/NHLBI T15 HL88516-01 Modeling for Heart, Lung and Blood: From Cell to Organ, 4/1/07-3/31/11; NSF BES-0506477 Adaptive Multi-Scale Model Simulation, 8/15/05-7/31/08; NIH/NHLBI R01 HL073598 Core 3: 3D Imaging and Computer Modeling of the Respiratory Tract, 9/1/04-8/31/09; as well as prior support from NIH/NCRR P41 RR01243 Simulation Resource in Circulatory Mass Transport and Exchange, 12/1/1980-11/30/01 and NIH/NIBIB R01 EB001973 JSim: A Simulation Analysis Platform, 3/1/02-2/28/07.