Apparent and transient mechanical properties of chondrocytes during osmotic loading using triphasic theory and AFM indentation

Clark T. Hung, Kevin D. Costa, X. Edward Guo

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)625-626
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
Volume50
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 2001 Bioengineering Conference - Snowbird, UT, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 20011 Jul 2001

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