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VERY LARGE file - 18 frame continuous animation of the kidney dialysis process - showing only urea and other small molecules passing through the dialysis membrane - see if you can spot the join!
It would be possible to include other details such as useful substances crossing the membrane and being lost, but the file size and download time would be much greater. Production of this sort of material is quite time-consuming, and its development deserves support.
1999 Dr R.G. Steane

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