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Measurement of Liver Stiffness Using Atomic Force Microscopy Coupled with Polarization Microscopy

DOI :

10.3791/63974-v

10:10 min

July 20th, 2022

July 20th, 2022

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1Laboratory of Integrative Biology, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, 2CEITEC MU, Masaryk University, 3Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, 4Laboratory of Biomathematics, Czech-BioImaging IPHYS, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences

We present a protocol to measure the elastic moduli of collagen-rich areas in normal and diseased liver using atomic force microscopy. The simultaneous use of polarization microscopy provides high spatial precision for localizing collagen-rich areas in the liver sections.

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Liver Stiffness

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