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Measurement of scale-dependent time-reversal asymmetry in biological systems

The level of non-equilibrium activity of the cytoskeleton network at different time and length scales can be quantified by observing the bending dynamics of embedded nanotube probes.

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Fig. 1: Nanotubes as probes to measure the level of non-equilibrium activity at different scales of a microscopic biological system.


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Loos, S.A.M. Measurement of scale-dependent time-reversal asymmetry in biological systems. Nat. Nanotechnol. 18, 838–839 (2023).

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