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University of California - Santa Barbara

Cells in a Mouse Mandible Squeezing an Oil Droplet

Caption: This is an image of cells in a mouse mandible (red and green) squeezing an oil droplet (cyan). The deformation of the droplet allows scientists to obtain the squeezing forces generated by the cells around the droplet.

Credit: Figure by Otger Campas

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