In Vitro Models for Biomechanical Studies of Neural Tissues

@inproceedings{Morrison2011InVM,
  title={In Vitro Models for Biomechanical Studies of Neural Tissues},
  author={Barclay Morrison and D. Kacy Cullen and Michelle C. LaPlaca},
  year={2011}
}
In vitro models are invaluable tools for studying cell behavior in a highly controlled setting. Cell and tissue culture models of the nervous system can be utilized to elucidate neurobiological phenomena that are difficult to observe, manipulate, or measure in vivo. In the context of biomechanics, culture models that accurately mimic specific brain features can be used to determine tissue properties and tolerances to mechanical loading. There are several criteria that culture models must meet… Expand

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