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Mechanical properties of living cells under osmotic stress

Steltenkamp, S., Rommel, C., Wegener, Joachim and Janshoff, A. (2006) Mechanical properties of living cells under osmotic stress. Small 2 (8-9), pp. 1016-1020.

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Abstract

An atomic force microscope equipped with either a spherical indenter (see SEM image) or a conical tip has been utilized to analyze the nanomechanical behavior of living kidney cells under osmotic stress. The Young's modulus of the cells increases with osmolarity of the medium due to immense compaction of the cell. The change of stiffness is highly reversible and depends strongly on the location on the cell surface.


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Item type:Article
Date:2006
Institutions:Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institut für Analytische Chemie, Chemo- und Biosensorik > Bioanalytik und Biosensorik (Prof. Joachim Wegener)
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10.1002/smll.200600018DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:20214
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