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Physical and geometric determinants of transport in fetoplacental microvascular networks

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Science Advances  17 Apr 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 4, eaav6326
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav6326

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  • Received for publication October 5, 2018
  • Accepted for publication March 1, 2019
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  1. Alexander Erlich1,*,
  2. Philip Pearce2,*,
  3. Romina Plitman Mayo3,4,
  4. Oliver E. Jensen1 and
  5. Igor L. Chernyavsky1,5,
  1. 1School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK.
  2. 2Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, USA.
  3. 3Centre for Trophoblast Research, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK.
  4. 4Homerton College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8PH, UK.
  5. 5Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, Division of Developmental Biology and Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester M13 9PL, UK.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: igor.chernyavsky{at}
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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