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Protrusion Force Microscopy: A Method to Quantify Forces Developed by Cell Protrusions

DOI :

10.3791/57636-v

June 16th, 2018

June 16th, 2018

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1Institut de Pharmacologie et Biologie Structurale, IPBS, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, UPS, 2METi, 3CNRS, LAAS, 4Univ de Toulouse, INSA

Here, we detail the experimental techniques used to evaluate the protrusion forces that podosomes apply on a compliant film, from the preparation of the film to the automated analysis of topographical images.

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