Table 1

Constant parameters and initial values adopted in numerical calculation and the source of the data.

Parameters (unit)

Values

References


Initial value Ri(t = 7.5mons) (mm)

2.0

Our experiments on over 148 mice

Muscle density ρm (gcm-3)

1.06

[23,24]

Collagen density ρc (gcm-3)

1.70

[22]

Muscle elastic modulus Em (Pa)

5.0×104

[28]

Collagen elastic modulus Ec (Pa)

3.2×107

[29,30]

Poisson' ratio v

0.47

[31]

Time step h (hrs)

3


Yang et al. BMC Systems Biology 2012 6(Suppl 3):S10   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-S3-S10

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