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Table 1 Meanings and units of variables in the model system ( 1 )-( 8 )

From: Modeling fibrous cap formation in atherosclerotic plaque development: stability and oscillatory behavior

Variable Meaning Unit
\(L_{l}\) Low density lipoprotein concentration g cm−3
\(L_{O}\) Oxidized low density lipoprotein concentration g cm−3
M Macrophage concentration g cm−3
F Foam cells density g cm−3
\(C_{O}\) Concentration of oxidized-LDL-derived chemoattractant g cm−3
\(C_{M}\) Concentration of macrophage-derived chemoattractant g cm−3
S Smooth muscle cell density g cm−3
E Extracellular matrix concentration g cm−3