Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Validity range of micropipette radius in using hemispherical cap model|
Finite element method
|Source:||Jiao, G.Y., Dao, M., Sow, C.H., Lim, C.T. (2013). Validity range of micropipette radius in using hemispherical cap model. Applied Mechanics and Materials 419 : 587-592. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.419.587|
|Abstract:||Micropipette aspiration is a widely used experiment technique for studying mechanical properties of living cells. Its data can be processed in many different ways. Among them, a mathematical model called hemispherical cap model has been developed to evaluate the elastic modulus of the cell membrane undergoing micropipette aspiration. It has been commonly used in cell studies due to its simplicity and convenience. However, this mechanical model has its own assumptions and limitations. In this article, the authors used finite element simulation to obtain the validity range of micropipette radius used in hemispherical cap model. The results provide reliable size instructions in the preparation and post-processing of micropipette experiments. © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.|
|Source Title:||Applied Mechanics and Materials|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Mar 8, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.