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Simulation program for thyroid homeostasis

SimThyr is a continuous simulation program for pituitary-thyroid feedback control. Applications of this program cover research, including development of hypotheses, and education of students in biology and medicine, nurses and patients.

SimThyr is based on a physiologically-grounded nonlinear mathematical theory of thyroid homeostasis. The application supports simulation in time domain and various methods of sensitivity analysis.

Source code is provided for Lazarus and Free Pascal. The program is compatible with most desktop Linux distributions, Mac OS X and Windows.

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License:BSD 2Clausejwdietr23 July 2014

Leaders and contributors

Matthias Holzer Technical Advise
Phil Hess Technical Advise
Johannes W. Dietrich Initiator and Main Developer
Martin R. Fischer Scientific and technical advise
Ulla Mitzdorf Scientific Advise
Rudolf Hörmann Scientific Advise
C. Renate Pickardt Scientific Advise
John E. Midgley Scientific Advise
Martin Adler Technical Advise

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
GeneralMailing List Info/Archive
DevelopersVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildLazarus
Required to buildFree Pascal

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 July 2014.


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