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Title: Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors

Abstract

We propose a theory based on non-equilibrium thermodynamics to describe the mechanical behavior of an active polymer gel created by the inclusion of molecular motors in its solvent.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Mechanical Engineering Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  2. Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Biomolecular Science & Engineering Program
  3. Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Mechanical Engineering Department
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1523298
Grant/Contract Number:  
[DESC0014427]
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Soft Matter
Additional Journal Information:
[Journal Name: Soft Matter Journal Volume: 15 Journal Issue: 22]; Journal ID: ISSN 1744-683X
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bacca, Mattia, Saleh, Omar A., and McMeeking, Robert M. Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C8SM02598C.
Bacca, Mattia, Saleh, Omar A., & McMeeking, Robert M. Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SM02598C.
Bacca, Mattia, Saleh, Omar A., and McMeeking, Robert M. Wed . "Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SM02598C.
@article{osti_1523298,
title = {Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors},
author = {Bacca, Mattia and Saleh, Omar A. and McMeeking, Robert M.},
abstractNote = {We propose a theory based on non-equilibrium thermodynamics to describe the mechanical behavior of an active polymer gel created by the inclusion of molecular motors in its solvent.},
doi = {10.1039/C8SM02598C},
journal = {Soft Matter},
number = [22],
volume = [15],
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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