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A dimensionless ordered pull-through model of the mammalian lens epithelium evidences scaling across species and explains the age-dependent changes in cell density in the human lens.

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Weiju Wu



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Author(s): Wu JJ, Wu W, Tholozan FM, Saunter CD, Girkin JM, Quinlan RA

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of the Royal Society. Interface

Year: 2015

Volume: 12

Issue: 108

Print publication date: 06/07/2015

Online publication date: 17/06/2015

Acceptance date: 28/05/2015

Date deposited: 29/07/2018

ISSN (print): 1742-5689

ISSN (electronic): 1742-5662

Publisher: The Royal Society Publishing


DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0391


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F.M.T. - British Eye Research Foundation.
J.J.W. is grateful to the Royal Academy of Engineering Global Research Award
J.J.W. EPSRC (EP/K036939/1)
J.M.G. and C.D.S. EPSRC (EP/M010767 and EP/H008632)
R.A.Q., J.M.G. and J.J.W. - support of the Leverhulme Trust (RPG-2012-554)
W.W. - Fight for Sight (no.1358)