Elastic modulus of skeletal muscle

Value 10 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 [23] Collinsworth AM, Zhang S, Kraus WE, Truskey GA. Apparent elastic modulus and hysteresis of skeletal muscle cells throughout differentiation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Oct283(4):C1219-27.PubMed ID12225985
Method (primary source:) Atomic force microscopy
Comments P.6867 right column 2nd paragraph: "Native brain tissue is one of the softest tissues in the body (elastic modulus (E) = 0.5–1 kPa [refs 21,22]) compared to skeletal muscle (E ∼ 10 kPa [primary source]), cartilage (E ∼ 500 kPa [ref 24]) and cortical bone (E ∼ 15 × 10^6 kPa [ref 25]). Additionally, the brain is made of many structures such as white and grey matter, pia mater and vasculature that have elastic moduli varying from 0.5 to 50 kPa [refs 22,26,27]." See BNID 101500
Entered by Uri M
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