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Quantification and significance of fluid shear stress field in biaxial cell stretching device

Abstract:

A widely used commercially available system for the investigation of mechanosensitivity applies a biaxial strain field to cells cultured on a compliant silicone substrate membrane stretched over a central post. As well as intended substrate strain, this device also provides a fluid flow environment for the cultured cells. In order to interpret the relevance of experiments using this device to the in vivo and clinical situation, it is essential to characterise both substrate and fluid environm...

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10.1007/s10237-010-0255-1

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Journal:
Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
559-564
Publication date:
2011-07-01
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EISSN:
1682-2978
ISSN:
1617-7959
Source identifiers:
193007
Language:
English
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pubs:193007
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uuid:a816053a-2d5d-46ed-84c2-9e027431eb58
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2012-12-20

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