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Table 1 Key variables used to adjust the system environment of the model

From: An agent-based model to investigate microbial initiation of Alzheimer’s via the olfactory system

Concentrations
 EBs of C. pneumoniae bacteria in outside environment
 Olfactory cells in olfactory epithelium
 Sustentacular cells in olfactory epithelium
 Mitral cells in olfactory bulb
 Microglia in olfactory bulb
 Neurons in olfactory cortex
 Microglia in olfactory cortex
 Neurons in hippocampus
 Microglia in hippocampus
Rates
 Olfactory cell recovery rate
C. pneumoniae chance of infection of olfactory cells
 Microglia repair distance
 Olfactory cell division
 Replication of reticulate bodies in endosome of hosts
 Infected cell lysis