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A New Approach through the Eye of a Needle and Its Potential Application in Bioscience

Hongfang Song1,2, Aike Qiao3,4,*
1 School of Biomedical Engineering, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100069, China
2 Beijing Key Laboratory of Fundamental Research on Biomechanics in Clinical Application, Capital Medical University, Beijing, 100069, China
3 Faculty of Environment and Life, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, 100124, China
4 Intelligent Physiological Measurement and Clinical Translation, Beijing International Base for Scientific and Technological Cooperation, Beijing, 100024, China
* Corresponding Author: Aike Qiao. Email:

Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics 2022, 19(3), 159-164. https://doi.org/10.32604/mcb.2022.019005

Received 28 August 2021; Accepted 03 May 2022; Issue published 14 June 2022

Abstract

Putting the thread through the eye of a needle is a very ordinary issues in daily life. The mechanism of putting the thread through the eye of a needle is quite similar to threading a series of polymer chains through synthetic macrocycle in bioscience. A new rubbing approach to thread through the eye of a needle was proposed in this paper, and its potential application in the fields of biomechanics and mechanobiology to mimic the micro scale assembly processes was discussed.

Keywords

Polymer chains; synthetic macrocycle; micro assembly; biomechanics; mechanobiology

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Song, H., Qiao, A. (2022). A New Approach through the Eye of a Needle and Its Potential Application in Bioscience. Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, 19(3), 159–164.



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