Studying the mechanical sensitivity of human colon cancer cells through a novel bio-mems force sensor

Xin Tang, Tony Cappa, Theresa B. Kuhlenschmidt, Mark S. Kuhlenschmidt, Taher A. Saif

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Abstract

Our results suggest that during cancer cell malignancy elevation, their surface non-specific adhesion strength is down-regulated. The mechanical microenvironment may play an important role to promote cancer progression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010
PublisherASME
Pages45-46
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9780791843925
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology: Advancing Health Care through NanoEngineering and Computing, NEMB 2010 - Houston, TX, United States
Duration: Feb 7 2010Feb 10 2010

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010

Other

Other1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology: Advancing Health Care through NanoEngineering and Computing, NEMB 2010
CountryUnited States
CityHouston, TX
Period2/7/102/10/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Medicine(all)

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    Tang, X., Cappa, T., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Kuhlenschmidt, M. S., & Saif, T. A. (2010). Studying the mechanical sensitivity of human colon cancer cells through a novel bio-mems force sensor. In Proceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010 (pp. 45-46). (Proceedings of the ASME 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology 2010, NEMB2010). ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/nemb2010-13237