Elastic modulus of brain soft tissue

Range 0.5 to 1.0 kPa
Organism Mammals
Reference Leipzig ND, Shoichet MS. The effect of substrate stiffness on adult neural stem cell behavior. Biomaterials. 2009 Dec30(36):6867-78 p.6867 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID19775749
Primary Source Taylor Z, Miller K. Reassessment of brain elasticity for analysis of biomechanisms of hydrocephalus. J Biomech. 2004 Aug37(8):1263-9. AND Gefen A, Margulies SS. Are in vivo and in situ brain tissues mechanically similar? J Biomech. 2004 Sep37(9):1339-52.PubMed ID15212932, 15275841
Comments 1st primary source investigated human brain, 2nd primary source porcine brain. See BNID 101500
Entered by Uri M
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