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Table 1 Parameters for the fluid-chemical and mechanical analysis

From: Probabilistic Voxel-Fe model for single cell motility in 3D

Symbol Variable Value
ΔP Pressure gradient at the microdevice 40 [Pa]
D Diffusivity constant 10-9 [m2/s]a
κ Gel permeability 10-13 [m2]a
μ Fluid viscosity 103 [Pa.s]a
ρ Fluid density 103 [kg/m3]a
ΔC Chemical gradient 1 [mol/m3]
K pas Passive resistance of cell cytoskeleton 1 [kPa]b
K act Actin stiffness 10 [kPa]b
ϵmax, ϵmin Maximum/minimum cell strain -0.4,0.4b
σ max cort Maximum stress of the acto-myosin (AM) system at the cortex zone 2.5 [kPa]b
σ max cyto Maximum stress of the acto-myosin (AM) system at the cytoplasm 1.5 [kPa]
  1. a[13], b[22].