Correlative Fluorescence and Acoustic Microscopy in the Study of Cell Volume Regulation

  • C. Blase
  • J. Bereiter-Hahn
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 27)


A fundamental property of many animal cells is the ability to regulate their volume under osmotic perturbation and during cell shape change. Osmotic perturbation is associated not only with a wide variety of pathological conditions but also with a large number of cellular physiological activities like cell migration, proliferation and apoptosis.


Sound Velocity Regulatory Volume Decrease Cell Volume Regulation Acoustic Microscopy Cell Shape Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Blase
    • 1
  • J. Bereiter-Hahn
    • 1
  1. 1.Kinematic Cell Research GroupJW Goethe UniversityFrankfurtGermany

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