Materials science of the cell

D. Wirtz, E. Evans

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The diversity of activity in the field of materials science of the cell is addressed. Several topics are discussed including biophysical characterization of the activities of living cells, the application of cell-like models for the design of novel materials, and the use of reconstituted cell-free systems for new insight into cell biophysics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-20
Number of pages2
JournalMRS Bulletin
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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