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Table 1 Parameters used in the diffusion examples

From: A Lattice-Boltzmann scheme for the simulation of diffusion in intracellular crowded systems

Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Example 4 Example 5
Δx = 100 Δx = 50 Δx = 50 Δx = 50 Δx = 50
Δt = 5 Δt = 0.625 Δt = 0.625 Δt = 0.625 Δt = 0.625
D A  = 500 D A  = 1 000 D tracer  = 1 000 D tracer  = 1 000 D tracer  = 1 000
A A  = 100 A A  = 100 A tracer  = 100 r tracer  = 2, or 1.5, or 1, or 0 r tracer  = 1.5
C A  = 100 C A  = 1 000 C tracer  = 100 C tracer  = 796 C tracer  = 1 414
D B  = 500 D B  = 1 050 D crowder  = 1 000 D crowder1  = 1 050 D crowder  = 1 000
A B  = 100 A B  = 100 A crowder  = 100 r crowder1  = 1.9 r crowder  = 2
C B  = 900 C B  = 1 000 C crowder  = 1 000 or C crowder1  = 6 172 C crowder  = 23 873 or
D C  = 1 100 C crowder  = 2 000 or D crowder2  = 1 100 r crowder  = 1.5
A C  = 100 C crowder  = 3 000 or r crowder2  = 1.8 C crowder  = 42 441 or
C C  = 1 000 C crowder  = 4 000 C crowder2  = 9 824 r crowder  = 1
D crowder3  = 1 200 C crowder  = 95 493
r crowder3  = 1.6
C crowder3  = 6 217
D crowder4  = 1 250
r crowder4  = 1.5
C crowder4  = 11 318
  1. The parameters indicated above are expressed in units: Δx [=] nm, Δt [=] ms, D sp [=] nm2 ms−1, A sp [=] nm2, C sp [=] molecules per (1 000 nm)2
  2. The order of magnitude of diffusion coefficients used agrees with that reported by Elowitz et al. [41]