Flow dynamics of red blood cells and their biomimetic counterparts

Petia M. Vlahovska, Dominique Barthes-Biesel, Chaouqi Misbah*

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We review recent experimental, theoretical, and computational studies of red blood cells and their mimics, vesicles and capsules, in flow. We focus on the continuum approach in modeling cell deformability and blood rheology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-458
Number of pages8
JournalComptes Rendus Physique
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2013


  • Blood rheology
  • Capsules
  • Lipid membrane
  • Red blood cells
  • Vesicles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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