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Science Advances  08 Jul 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 28, eaba5855
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba5855

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vol. 6 no. 28

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  • Received for publication December 16, 2019
  • Accepted for publication May 26, 2020
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  1. Veronika Magdanz1,*,
  2. Islam S. M. Khalil2,*,
  3. Juliane Simmchen3,
  4. Guilherme P. Furtado2,
  5. Sumit Mohanty2,
  6. Johannes Gebauer1,
  7. Haifeng Xu4,
  8. Anke Klingner5,
  9. Azaam Aziz4,
  10. Mariana Medina-Sánchez4,
  11. Oliver G. Schmidt4,6,7 and
  12. Sarthak Misra2,8
  1. 1Applied Zoology, Faculty of Biology, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  2. 2Department of Biomechanical Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands.
  3. 3Physical Chemistry, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  4. 4Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany.
  5. 5Department of Physics, German University in Cairo, New Cairo City, Egypt.
  6. 6Center for Materials, Architectures and Integration of Nanomembranes, Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany.
  7. 7School of Science, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  8. 8Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: veronika.magdanz{at} (V.M.); i.s.m.khalil{at} (I.S.M.K.)


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