The mechanical properties of chondrocytes during osmotic loading were discussed. A rapid increase and decrease in volume was observed for chondrocytes subjected to hypotonic and hypertonic loading. It was shown that the cells regulate their volume in response to osmotic shock.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED|
|State||Published - 2001|
|Event||Proceedings of the 2001 Bioengineering Conference - Snowbird, UT, United States|
Duration: 27 Jun 2001 → 1 Jul 2001