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Cellules HUVEC observées en microscopie à force atomique

3D view of HUVEC endothelial cells observed using an atomic force microscope. In this view, the topology of the cell is shown on the left, and an elasticity map on the right. By manipulating this type of cell, research scientists are notably studying infection by N. meningitidis bacteria and intoxication processes involving S. aureus EDIN or anthrax EF.

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