Explores a Range of Multiscale Biomechanics/Mechanobiology ConceptsCell and Matrix Mechanics presents cutting-edge research at the molecular, cellular, and tissue levels in the field of cell mechanics. This book involves key experts in the field, and covers crucial areas of cell and tissue mechanics, with an emphasis on the roles of mechanical forc
Active Mechanics of the Cytoskeleton. Mechanobiology of the Cell Membrane. Cellular Reconstitution of Actively Self-Organizing Systems. Structural and Dynamical Hierarchy of Fibrillar Collagen. Cell-Matrix and Cell-Cell Mechanical Interactions. Dynamic Stress Fiber Reorganization on Stretched Matrices. Mechanics of Cell-Seeded ECM Scaffolds. Cell Motility in 3D Matrices. Collective Cell Migration. Connective Tissue Development. Cellular Forces in Morphogenesis. Mechanics of Tissue Morphogenesis. Continuum Physics of Tumor Growth. Cell Force-Mediated Collagen Remodeling in Cancer Metastasis. Index.