Rigidity Sensing Explained by Active Matter Theory

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Marcq, Philippe; Yoshinaga, Natsuhiko; Prost, Jacques;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biophysical Journal,volume 101,issue 6,pagesL33-L35 (issn: 0006-3495)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2011.08.023, pmc: PMC3177058
  • Subject: [PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-BIO-PH]Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Biological Physics [physics.bio-ph] | Biophysical Letter | [ PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-BIO-PH ] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Biological Physics [physics.bio-ph] | Quantitative Biology - Quantitative Methods | Biophysics

International audience; The magnitude of traction forces exerted by living animal cells on their environment is a monotonically increasing and approximately sigmoidal function of the stiffness of the external medium. This observation is rationalized using active matter ... View more
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