Diffusional resistances to oxygen transfer in whole blood

J. C. Merchuk, Z. Tzur, E. N. Lightfoot

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The present work investigates the resistance to oxygen transfer from the red blood cell by a modified rapid flow technique. If is found that the transfer of oxygen in the boundary layer surrounding the red blood cell can account for all of the transport resistance found in these experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1315-1321
Number of pages7
JournalChemical Engineering Science
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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