Topographical pattern dynamics in passive adhesion of cell membranes.

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Strong adhesion of highly active cells often nucleates focal adhesions, synapses, and related structures. Red cells lack such complex adhesion systems and are also nonmotile, but they are shown here to dynamically evolve complex spatial patterns beyond an electrostatic threshold for strong adhesion. Spreading of the cell onto a dense, homogeneous poly-L… (More)

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@article{Hategan2004TopographicalPD, title={Topographical pattern dynamics in passive adhesion of cell membranes.}, author={A. Hategan and Kheya Sengupta and Samuel Kahn and Erich Sackmann and Dennis E Discher}, journal={Biophysical journal}, year={2004}, volume={87 5}, pages={3547-60} }