Flow Characteristics of Human Erythrocytes through Polycarbonate Sieves

@article{Gregersen1967FlowCO,
  title={Flow Characteristics of Human Erythrocytes through Polycarbonate Sieves},
  author={Magnus I. Gregersen and C. A. Bryant and William Hammerle and Shunichi Usami and Shu Chien},
  journal={Science},
  year={1967},
  volume={157},
  pages={825 - 827}
}
We used polycarbonate sieves with uniform cylindrical pores (2.4 to 6.8 microns in diameter) to filter suspensions of human erythrocytes (mean major diameter is 7.2 microns) in Eagle-albumin solution. With 6.8-micron sieves the pressure-flow curves are convexed to the pressure-axis at low pressures and become linear with high pressures. With 4.5-micron sieves, however, the pressure-flow relationship is linear throughout the range of study. In both types of sieves, flow rate is reduced… 
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