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Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Living Cells Using Atomic Force Microscopy

DOI :

10.3791/50497-v

June 27th, 2013

June 27th, 2013

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1Department of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2Department of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

This paper demonstrates a protocol to characterize the mechanical properties of living cells by means of microindentation using an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM).

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Mechanical Properties

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