Measurement of elastic properties of prostate cancer cells using AFM.

  title={Measurement of elastic properties of prostate cancer cells using AFM.},
  author={Elsa Correia Faria and Nan Ma and Ehsan Gazi and Peter Gardner and Michael D Brown and Noel W. Clarke and Richard D Snook},
  journal={The Analyst},
  volume={133 11},
This communication reports that three prostate cancer cells of differing metastatic potential were discriminated based on their Young's moduli (LNCaP - 287 +/- 52 N m(-2), PC-3 - 1401 +/- 162 N m(-2) and BPH - 2797 +/- 491 N m(-2)) which were determined using AFM and the Hertz model. 

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