Influence of the PDMS substrate stiffness on the adhesion of Acanthamoeba castellanii

Sören B. Gutekunst, Carsten Grabosch, Alexander Kovalev, Stanislav N. Gorb and Christine Selhuber-Unkel
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5, 1393–1398. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.152

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Influence of the PDMS substrate stiffness on the adhesion of Acanthamoeba castellanii
Sören B. Gutekunst, Carsten Grabosch, Alexander Kovalev, Stanislav N. Gorb and Christine Selhuber-Unkel
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5, 1393–1398. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.152

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Gutekunst, S. B.; Grabosch, C.; Kovalev, A.; Gorb, S. N.; Selhuber-Unkel, C. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5, 1393–1398. doi:10.3762/bjnano.5.152

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