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Microtubules can bear enhanced compressive loads + Shape oscillations of cells

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  • UserCyril Picard, Cavendish
  • ClockWednesday 18 July 2007, 14:00-15:00
  • HouseDAMTP, room MR4.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact J Etienne.

PLEASE NOTE: ROOM CHANGED TO MR 4 !

Cyril Picard (chp32, BSS in Cavendish) will discuss “Microtubules can bear enhanced compressive loads in living cells because of lateral reinforcement” Brangwynne et al J. Cell. Biol 173:733-741, 2006 http://www.jcb.org/cgi/reprint/173/5/733

Time allowing, Jocelyn Etienne (je269, DAMTP ) will discuss Ewa Paluch, Matthieu Piel, Jacques Prost, Michel Bornens, and C√©cile Sykes “Cortical Actomyosin Breakage Triggers Shape Oscillations in Cells and Cell Fragments” Biophys. J. 2005 89: 724-733 http://www.biophysj.org/cgi/content/full/89/1/724

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