Mechanical Measurements of Cells Using AFM: 3D or 2D Physics?

Yifat Brill-Karniely*

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Original languageAmerican English
Article number605153
JournalFrontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
StatePublished - 19 Nov 2020

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Funding Information:
This work was funded by the Teacher-Scholars program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, supported by the Jerusalem Municipality, JDA and the Trump Foundation.


  • Young's modulus
  • area expansion modulus
  • atomic force microscope (AFM)
  • cell mechanics
  • contact mechanics
  • dimensionality
  • membrane elasticity
  • physical modeling

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