Deformation of phospholipid vesicles in an optical stretcher

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Delabre, Ulysse; Feld, Kasper; Crespo, Eleonore; Whyte, Graeme; Sykes, Cecile; Seifert, Udo; Guck, Jochen;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1039/C5SM00562K
  • Subject: [ PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-OPTICS ] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Optics [physics.optics] | [ PHYS.MECA.MEFL ] Physics [physics]/Mechanics [physics]/Mechanics of the fluids [physics.class-ph] | [PHYS.MECA.MEFL]Physics [physics]/Mechanics [physics]/Mechanics of the fluids [physics.class-ph] | [PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-OPTICS]Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Optics [physics.optics]
    arxiv: Quantitative Biology::Subcellular Processes | Physics::Biological Physics

International audience; Phospholipid vesicles are common model systems for cell membranes. Important aspects of the membrane function relate to its mechanical properties. Here we have investigated the deformation behaviour of phospholipid vesicles in a dual-beam laser t... View more
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