Fluid shear stresses that vascular endothelial cells are exposed to

Range 1 to 2 on the venous side: 10 to 20 on the arterial side of the circulation dyn/cm^2
Organism Eukaryotes
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Comments Up to 50 dyn/cm^2 on the arterial side of circulation. See BNID 100621
Entered by Uri M
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