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Measurement of elastic properties of prostate cancer cells using AFM

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Abstract

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.

Graphical abstract: Measurement of elastic properties of prostate cancer cells using AFM

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The article was received on 27 Feb 2008, accepted on 24 Jun 2008 and first published on 25 Jul 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B803355B
Citation: Analyst, 2008,133, 1498-1500
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    Measurement of elastic properties of prostate cancer cells using AFM

    E. C. Faria, N. Ma, E. Gazi, P. Gardner, M. Brown, N. W. Clarke and R. D. Snook, Analyst, 2008, 133, 1498
    DOI: 10.1039/B803355B

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