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Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Volume 2016, Article ID 7465095, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7465095
Research Article

A DIC Based Technique to Measure the Contraction of a Skeletal Muscle Engineered Tissue

1Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy
2Center for Life Nano Science@Sapienza, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Viale Regina Elena 291, 00161 Rome, Italy
3Institute Pasteur Cenci-Bolognetti, Interuniversity Institute of Myology, Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic Medicine and Orthopedic Sciences (DAHFMO), Unit of Histology and Medical Embryology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via A. Scarpa 16, 00161 Rome, Italy

Received 13 November 2015; Revised 11 February 2016; Accepted 15 February 2016

Academic Editor: Hoon Eui Jeong

Copyright © 2016 Emanuele Rizzuto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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