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Calcium Wave Propagation in Networks of Endothelial Cells: Model-based Theoretical and Experimental Study

  • Juexuan Long equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Juexuan Long, Michael Junkin

    juexuanl@email.arizona.edu

    Affiliation: Material Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Michael Junkin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Juexuan Long, Michael Junkin

    Affiliation: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Pak Kin Wong,

    Affiliations: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Biomedical Engineering and Bio5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • James Hoying,

    Affiliation: Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Pierre Deymier

    Affiliations: Material Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America, Biomedical Engineering and Bio5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: December 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002847

About the Authors

Juexuan Long, Pierre Deymier
Material Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Michael Junkin, Pak Kin Wong
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Pak Kin Wong, Pierre Deymier
Biomedical Engineering and Bio5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
James Hoying
Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: juexuanl@email.arizona.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJ PKW. Performed the experiments: MJ. Analyzed the data: JL MJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PKW PD. Wrote the paper: JL MJ PKW JH PD.