A new look at blood shear-thinning

12 Aug 2016 Lanotte Luca Mauer Johannes Mendez Simon Fedosov Dmitry A. Fromental Jean-Marc Clavería Viviana Nicoud Franck Gompper Gerhard Abkarian Manouk

Blood viscosity decreases with shear stress, a property essential for an efficient perfusion of the vascular tree. Shear-thinning is intimately related to the dynamics and mutual interactions of red blood cells (RBCs), the major constituents of blood... (read more)

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