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Probing multi-scale mechanical damage in connective tissues using X-ray diffraction

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The accumulation of microstructural collagen damage following repetitive loading is linked to painful and debilitating tendon injuries. As a hierarchical, semi-crystalline material, collagen mechanics can be studied using X-ray diffraction. The aim of the study was to describe multi-structural changes in tendon collagen following controlled plastic damage (5% permanent strain). We used small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) to interrogate the spacing of collagen molecules within a fibril, and wi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.actbio.2016.08.027

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Oxford, MPLS, Engineering Science
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Wadham College
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Acta Biomaterialia Journal website
Volume:
45
Pages:
321–327
Publication date:
2016-08-21
Acceptance date:
2016-08-17
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EISSN:
1878-7568
ISSN:
1742-7061
Pubs id:
pubs:640080
URN:
uri:178f109b-869e-46c1-b598-a1b80f28cd78
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178f109b-869e-46c1-b598-a1b80f28cd78
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pubs:640080

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