Carina Wollnik

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Mechanotransduction - how cells sense physical forces and translate them into biochemical and biological responses - is a vibrant and rapidly-progressing field, and is important for a broad range of biological phenomena. This forum explores the role of mechanotransduction in a variety of cellular activities and highlights intriguing questions that deserve(More)
A reliable extraction of filament data from microscopic images is of high interest in the analysis of acto-myosin structures as early morphological markers in mechanically guided differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells and the understanding of the underlying fiber arrangement processes. In this paper, we propose the filament sensor (FS), a fast and(More)
We present some results on biometrics and simulation of migrating human epidermal keratinocytes. Outlines of both cell body and lamella are determined by stochastic active contours that are driven by brightness gradients in time-lapse micrographs. The corresponding cell trajectories exhibit characteristic correlation features in protrusion and(More)
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