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Assessment of techniques used in calculating cell-material interactions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12202197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of the techniques used in measuring the forces of deadhesion of cells that have been adhering on substrate surfaces is presented. Two categories of techniques are described, those that utilize fluid flowing against the adhered cells and counting the percentage of cells that detach (global tests) and the manipulation of single cells in various configurations which lend themselves to more specific force application and provide the basis for theoretical analysis of the receptor-ligand mechanics.
Y F Missirlis; A D Spiliotis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomolecular engineering     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1389-0344     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomol. Eng.     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-30     Completed Date:  2003-03-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100928062     Medline TA:  Biomol Eng     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Achaia 26500, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Biocompatible Materials*
Cell Adhesion*
Flow Cytometry / methods*
Materials Testing / instrumentation,  methods*
Optics and Photonics*
Stress, Mechanical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials

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