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Contact: Dr. Andreas Battenberg
Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Microstructure of an Actin/Fascin Bundle Network

Caption: Bended actin/fascin bundles indicate stress, incorporated when the network formed. As relaxations over time gradually diminish these tensions, their contribution to the network's elasticity disappears. (length of the bar: 2 µm)

Credit: Picture: TUM

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