Search for dissertations about: "Björn Fallqvist"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Björn Fallqvist.

  1. 1. Mechanical response of cross-linked actin networks

    Author : Björn Fallqvist; Martin Kroon; Jonas Stålhand; KTH; []

    Abstract : The ability to predict the mechanical properties of cells should be seen in the light of the close connection between abnormal cell states and a change in the cell response to stimuli. For example, it has been found that the stiffness of cancer cells is much lower than their healthy counterparts, influencing metastasis and cell migration. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the mechanics of actin and intermediate filament networks and their contribution to cellular mechanics

    Author : Björn Fallqvist; Kroon Martin; Peter McHugh; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; actin; cell; mechanical; constitutive; intermediate; continuum; constitutive; Solid Mechanics; Hållfasthetslära;

    Abstract : The mechanical behaviour of cells is essential in ensuring continued physiological function, and deficiencies therein can result in a variety of diseases. Also, altered mechanical response of cells can in certain cases be an indicator of a diseased state, and even actively promoting progression of pathology. READ MORE