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Blowing bubbles to study living material

Crosby, Alfred J. and McManus, Jennifer J. (2011) Blowing bubbles to study living material. Physics Today, 64 (2). pp. 62-63. ISSN 1744-683X

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Abstract

Cavitation rheology measures the pressure at which a bubble blown in soft material suddenly expands rapidly. It is gentle enough to allow stiffness measurements of biological materials in vivo.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Cavitation rheology; soft tissue; stem cells; tissue engineering;
Subjects: Science & Engineering > Chemistry
Item ID: 2526
Depositing User: Jennifer McManus
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 14:54
Journal or Publication Title: Physics Today
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Refereed: Yes
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