Based on the data obtained in our experiments (see
previous page), we successfully developed a world-first 3D model of a myocardial
cell using the finite element model. This virtual cell, with detailed intracellular
microstructure, reproduces the electrochemical-mechanical phenomenon. The
images below show Ca wave propagations in "damaged" virtual cells.
Ca wave propagations in real damaged cells are also shown for comparison.
Virtual cells are assembled to form micro-units (see
Computational Science 3/4), which are utilized for the multi-scale heart
Introduction of Research
Experiments on Cells and Virtual Cells 2/2
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