Search for dissertations about: "Durotaxis"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Durotaxis.

  1. 1. Active cellular forces in variable mechanical microenvironments

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Adele Khavari; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traction force; Gradient substrate; Alginate 3D culture; Durotaxis; mechanics;

    Abstract : Our bodies are immensely complex structures, with various systems, organs, and processes that are not only biochemically driven, but strongly dependent on physical mechanics.  At the heart of all these processes are cells, which must generate forces to adhere, spread, differentiate, grow, and move. READ MORE