An axially-distributed facilitating transporter for two competing solutes, A and B, including binding steps, with input via flow. Shows countertransport facilitation/inhibition. There is Enzymatic conversion A -> B in V2.
Model number: 0012
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The input function Ain(t) = 1 mM, a constant. Solute A is transported
from V1 to V2 by a transporter that can bind to either A or B. The
transporter can flip from side to side in the unbound form T, or
in the bound forms, TA and TB. In V2, A is converted to B by a saturable
When the rate of flipping as unbound transporter, T1 and T2, is less than the rate for the bound transporter, TA1, TB1, TA2, and TB2, then the presence of B in V2 facilitates the transfer of A from V1 to V2 because it makes more unbound T1 on side 1 than if there were no B in V2. This can be seen by the increase in transmembrane extraction of A after 35-45 seconds when B2 has built up enough TB2 and TB1, which then delivers B to V1 giving more unbound T1 so A1 diminishes.
This is a 1-D two region model separated by a membrane. The model
includes flow, exchange, axial diffusion, consumption, and an enzymatic reaction
for two metabolites. Units are given as "per gram of tissue", adhering to
Exchange between the two regions occurs via two parallel routes:
(1) Passive exchange between the two regions governed by the parameters PSa and PSb which mediate the exchange for solutes A and B respectively;
(2) T1-T2 facilitated competitive transport through the membrane between the two regions.
A Michaelis-Menten uni-directional reaction converts solute A to solute B in the non-flowing region.
Note that the equations for the transporter moities include a diffusive term with a zero diffusion coefficient. This is necessary for correct sequencing of calculations so that all equations are included in the partial differential equation solver.
Partial Differential Equations
Partial Differential Equations
Transporter Mass Conservation
Substrate Mass Conservation
WARNING: Thermodynamic constraint are not included in the model. For a passive transporter, the transport rate constants should satisfy the following constraints:
The equations for this model may also be viewed by running the JSim model applet and clicking on the Source tab at the bottom left of JSim's Run Time graphical user interface. The equations are written in JSim's Mathematical Modeling Language (MML). See the Introduction to MML and the MML Reference Manual. Additional documentation for MML can be found by using the search option at the Physiome home page.
Sangren WC and Sheppard CW. A mathematical derivation of the exchange of a labeled substance between a liquid flowing in a vessel and an external compartment. Bull Math Biophys 15: 387-394, 1953 (This gives an analytic solution for the two-region model.) Goresky CA, Ziegler WH, and Bach GG. Capillary exchange modeling: Barrier-limited and flow-limited distribution. Circ Res 27: 739-764, 1970. (This gives another derivation of the analytical form, and uses the model in both single and multicapillary models. Bassingthwaighte JB. A concurrent flow model for extraction during transcapillary passage. Circ Res 35: 483-503, 1974. (This gives numerical solutions, which are faster than the analytic solutions, and imbeds the model in an organ with tissue volums conserved, and with arteries and veins. The original Lagrangian sliding fluid element model with diffusion.) Guller B, Yipintsoi T, Orvis AL, and Bassingthwaighte JB. Myocardial sodium extraction at varied coronary flows in the dog: Estimation of capillary permeability by residue and outflow detection. Circ Res 37: 359-378, 1975. (Application to sodium exchange in the heart.) Goresky CA. Hepatic membrane carrier transport processes: Their involvement in bilirubin uptake. In: Chemistry and Physiology of Bile Pigments. Washington, D.C.: Publishing House U.S. Government, 1977, p. 265-281. Silverman M and Goresky CA. A unified kinetic hypothesis of carrier-mediated transport: Its applications. Biophys J 5: 487-509, 1965.
Master Two Compartment Transporter Model (includes all cases):
- TransComp2: 2 compartments, flow/no flow, 1 or 2 solutes, 2 types of reactions, 6 types of transporters
- Comp2Exchange: 2 compartments, no flow, 1 solute, 2 sided passive transporter
- Comp2FlowExchange: 2 compartments, with flow, 1 solute, 2 sided passive transporter
- Comp2ExchangeReaction: 2 compartments, no flow, 2 solutes, 2 sided passive transporter
- Comp2FlowExchangeReaction: 2 compartments, with flow, 2 solutes, 2 sided passive transporter
- Comp2FlowMMExchangeReaction: 2 compartments, with flow, 2 solutes, 4 single 1 sided Michaelis-Menten transporters
- BTEX20: 2 distributed regions (PDE), with flow, 1 solute, 2 sided passive transporter
- CTEX20: 2 distributed regions (serially connected ODEs), with flow, 1 solute, 2 sided passive transporter
- CTEX20b: 2 distributed regions (serially connected ODEs), with flow, 1 solute, 2 sided passive and 1 sided Michaelis-Menten transporter
- No Flow
- TranspMM1sidedComp2: 2 compartments, no flow, 1 solute, 1 sided MM transporter
- TranspMM.2sided.Comp2: 2 compartments, no flow, 1 solute, both 1 sided and 2 sided MM transporters
- With Flow
- 1 solute
- Transp1sol.Comp2: 2 compartments, no flow, 1 solute, T1-T2 transporter
- Transp1sol.Comp2F: 2 compartments, with flow, 1 solute, T1-T2 transporter
- Two solutes
- Transp2sol.Comp2: 2 compartments, no flow, 2 solutes, competitive T1-T2 transporter
- Transp2sol.Comp2: 2 compartments, with flow, 2 solutes, competitive T1-T2 transporter
- Transp2sol.Distrib2F: 2 regions with flow, 2 solutes, both T1-T2 and passive transporters, Michaelis-Menten enzymatic reaction, Counter-Transport Faciliation
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