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Uncoiling Mechanics of Escherichia coli Type I Fimbriae Are Optimized for Catch Bonds

  • Manu Forero,

    Affiliation: Department of Materials, Laboratory for Biologically Oriented Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Olga Yakovenko,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Evgeni V Sokurenko,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Wendy E Thomas mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: wendyt@u.washington.edu (WET); viola.vogel@mat.ethz.ch (VV)

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Viola Vogel mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: wendyt@u.washington.edu (WET); viola.vogel@mat.ethz.ch (VV)

    Affiliation: Department of Materials, Laboratory for Biologically Oriented Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Published: August 29, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040298

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