Cell’s mechanical and physical properties such as elasticity or adhesion are significant parameters determining cell behaviour .
Changes in mechanical properties of cells can be connected with diseases such as cancer or blood diseases. Quantification of mechanical properties, analysis and comparison of collected data, can allow understanding the mechanism of disease formation and development .
Many technique can be used to measure single cells or tissues properties. One of commonly used technique is Atomic Force Microscopy. Thought interaction between sample surface and tip measurement, AFM allow to create single living cell mapping .
Another way to understand cell behaviour is computer modelling of cell response in indentation experiments . In literature many authors describe variety of models, which base on divers physical lows and for this reason have different restrictions . In our poster we present a few models which are commonly used to description and modelling of cell properties.
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