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Surface tension determines tissue shape and growth kinetics

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Science Advances  11 Sep 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 9, eaav9394
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav9394

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vol. 5 no. 9

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  • Received for publication November 5, 2018
  • Accepted for publication August 15, 2019
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  1. S. Ehrig1,
  2. B. Schamberger2,
  3. C. M. Bidan1,3,
  4. A. West1,
  5. C. Jacobi1,
  6. K. Lam1,
  7. P. Kollmannsberger4,
  8. A. Petersen5,
  9. P. Tomancak6,
  10. K. Kommareddy1,
  11. F. D. Fischer7,
  12. P. Fratzl1,* and
  13. John W. C. Dunlop1,2,*
  1. 1Department of Biomaterials, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany.
  2. 2Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Department of the Chemistry and Physics of Materials, Salzburg, Austria.
  3. 3Université Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique (LIPhy), Grenoble, France.
  4. 4Center for Computational and Theoretical Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany.
  5. 5Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  6. 6Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.
  7. 7Montanuniversität Leoben, Institute of Mechanics, Leoben, Austria.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: peter.fratzl{at} (P.F.);{at} (J.W.C.D.)


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