Physics of Living Systems

Physics of Living Systems

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    Interface resistance of biomolecular condensates

    Yaojun Zhang, Andrew G.T. Pyo ... Ned S. Wingreen
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    Mechanical coupling coordinates microtubule growth

    Bonnibelle K. Leeds, Katelyn F. Kostello ... Charles L. Asbury
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    An In-Silico Testbed for Fast and Accurate MR Labeling of Orthopaedic Implants

    Gregory M Noetscher, Peter J. Serano ... Sergey N Makaroff
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    The Reissner fiber under tension in vivo shows dynamic interaction with ciliated cells contacting the cerebrospinal fluid

    Celine Bellegarda, Guillaume Zavard ... Claire Wyart
    Experimental manipulations and a mechanical model of the fiber reveal that the Reissner fiber is under heterogenous tension in vivo, and interacts with the motile cilia of diverse cells contacting the cerebrospinal fluid.

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    The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
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    Ecole Normale Superieure, France
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