Xenopus laevis Residual Bulk Young's Modulus dorsal tissues (stage 16)

Value 50 Pa Range: 35-70 Pa
Organism African clawed frog Xenopus laevis
Reference Zhou, J., Kim, H. Y. and Davidson, L. A. (2009). Actomyosin stiffens the vertebrate embryo during critical stages of elongation and neural tube closure. Development 136, 677-688 DOI: 10.1242/dev.026211PubMed ID19168681
Method Abstract: "In this paper, [investigators] measure the stiffness of dorsal isolate explants of frog (Xenopus laevis) from gastrulation to neurulation and find dorsal tissues stiffen from less than 20 Pascal (Pa) to over 80 Pa."
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ID 114029