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Fig. 3

From: Sculpting and fusing biomimetic vesicle networks using optical tweezers

Fig. 3

Network modulation using salt concentration. a Networks were dismantled simply by reducing NaCl concentration in the exterior by dilution with water. Full detachment occurred after c. 45 min. b VIM length was dynamically altered by adjusting NaCl concentration over time, as shown by the relative lengths of the three interfaces in a three-vesicle network. Salt concentration was reduced from 0.75 M to 0.2 M, then increased from 0.2 to 0.75 M after 30 min. Interface length was normalised relative to vesicle radius. Scale bar = 10 µm for all images

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