By Cliff Brangwynne in the Ingber Lab
The above story is reprinted from materials provided by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
Engineering cell shape and function. Singhvi R, Kumar A, Lopez GP, Stephanopoulos GN, Wang DI, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE. Science. 1994 Apr 29;264(5159):696-8.
Geometric control of cell life and death. Chen CS, Mrksich M, Huang S, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE. Science. 1997 May 30;276(5317):1425-8.
Patterning proteins and cells using soft lithography. Kane RS, Takayama S, Ostuni E, Ingber DE, Whitesides GM. Biomaterials. 1999 Dec;20(23-24):2363-76
Soft lithography in biology and biochemistry. Whitesides GM, Ostuni E, Takayama S, Jiang X, Ingber DE. Annu Rev Biomed Eng. 2001;3:335-73
Directional control of lamellipodia extension by constraining cell shape and orienting cell tractional forces. Parker KK, Brock AL, Brangwynne C, Mannix RJ, Wang N, Ostuni E, Geisse NA, Adams JC, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE. FASEB J. 2002 Aug;16(10):1195-204.