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By Ignacio Romero, Juan J. Arribas (auth.), Prof. Shaofan Li, Prof. Bohua Sun (eds.)

"Advances in telephone Mechanics" provides the newest advancements in telephone mechanics and biophysics, frequently concentrating on interdisciplinary examine in mobile biology and the biophysics of cells. furthermore, a special characteristic of the ebook is its emphasis at the molecular and intricate continuum modeling and simulations of the cells. it can be the 1st paintings that brings rigorous and quantitative medical research and state of the art simulation expertise into mobile biology research.

The publication is meant for researchers and graduate scholars operating within the fields of molecular mobilephone biology, bio-engineering and bio-mechanics, gentle topic physics, computational mechanics, bio-chemistry and bio-medicine.

All members are best students of their respective fields. Dr. Shaofan Li is a professor and knowledgeable for computational mechanics on the collage of California-Berkeley, united states; Dr. Bohua sunlight is a professor at Cape Peninsula collage of know-how, South Africa.

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42 Chapter 2 Multiscale Biomechanical Modeling of Stem Cell-Extracellular Matrix Interactions quired to create the same deformation for endothelial cells is greater than that for stem cells, which is reasonable considering that stem cells are structurally underdeveloped. Fig. 6 Deformation of the cell model under force F = 3×10−8 N: (a) hyperelastic cell, (b) liquid crystal cell with a hyperelastic nucleus. Since the two phenotypes are dramatically different, it is inaccurate to fit the stem cell model with the experimental data obtained from endothelial cells.

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