Cell forces in tissues

Curtis, A. (2005) Cell forces in tissues. Medical Engineering and Physics, 27(9), pp. 773-779. (doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2005.04.004)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.medengphy.2005.04.004


This articles reviews the measurement, the effects and the biological importance of forces that cells exert on each other. It does not review the effects of forces originating from movement of tissues, muscular activity, movement and gravity.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Cell to cell mechanical interactions, force location, birefringence methods
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Curtis, Professor Adam
Authors: Curtis, A.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
University Centres > Glasgow Materials Research Initiative
Journal Name:Medical Engineering and Physics

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