What is it about?

The paper presents a novel approach to quantitatively investigate the mechanical and interfacial properties of clonal β-cells using AFM-Single Cell Force Spectroscopy (SCFS).

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Why is it important?

The paper has opened a new avenue to detect cellular mechanical changes in the early progress of various diseases.


It has the potential for developing new techniques for single-cell-based disease detection.

Dr Isaac LIU
University of Warwick

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This page is a summary of: Quantitative investigation of calcimimetic R568 on beta cell adhesion and mechanics using AFM single-cell force spectroscopy, FEBS Letters, March 2014, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2014.02.058.
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