Anisotropy in cell mechanics

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Anisotropy in cell mechanics

Type: Doctoral Thesis
Title: Anisotropy in cell mechanics
Author: Schakenraad, K.K.
Journal Title: Casimir PhD Series
Issue Date: 2020-05-13
Keywords: Cytoskeleton
Topotaxis
Active Brownian particles
Stress fibers
Cellular Potts model
Traction forces
Cell shape
Abstract: Mechanical interactions between cells and their environment play an important role in many biological processes. These interactions are often anisotropic in nature, but most mathematical models in the field of cell mechanics describe cells as isotropic entities. In this thesis we theoretically study the role of anisotropic forces in cell mechanics, and compare our predictions to experimental data.
Promotor: Supervisor: Merks R.M.H. Co-Supervisor: Giomi L.
Faculty: Faculty of Science
University: Leiden University
Uri: urn:isbn:9789085934349
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/87895
 

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