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Viscoelasticity and cell swirling motion

  title={Viscoelasticity and cell swirling motion},
  author={Ivana Pajic-Lijakovic and M Milan Milivojevic},
Although collective cell migration (CCM) is a highly coordinated and fine-tuned migratory mode, instabilities in the form of cell swirling motion (CSM) often occur. The CSM represents a product of the active turbulence obtained at low Reynolds number which has a feedback impact to various processes such as morphogenesis, wound healing, and cancer invasion. The cause of this phenomenon is related to the viscoelasticity of multicellular systems in the context of cell residual stress accumulation… 
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