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Resolving nanoscale strains in whole joints

Nanoscale strains in the intact whole joints of young, old and osteoarthritic mice can be resolved ex vivo via synchrotron X-ray tomography when combined with nanometrically precise mechanical loading.

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Fig. 1: Maps of nanoscale strains in intact murine knee joints obtained by sCT and DVC.


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Kersh, M.E. Resolving nanoscale strains in whole joints. Nat Biomed Eng 4, 257–258 (2020).

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