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Electroporation of Biological Cells Embedded in a Polycarbonate Filter

  title={Electroporation of Biological Cells Embedded in a Polycarbonate Filter},
  author={William Hercules and James V. Lindesay and A. J. Coble and Robert E. Schmukler},
  journal={arXiv: Biological Physics},
The electropermeabilization of biological cell membranes by the application of an external field occurs whenever an applied field exceeds a threshold value. For fields above this threshold value but less than another critical value, the pores formed in the membrane are transient or reversible. Several mechanisms have been proposed for the formation of these transient pores. Here we examine the local electric fields generated for the configuration of cells embedded in a polycarbonate filter… 
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