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Figure 3

From: Recent Advances in Soft Biological Tissue Manipulating Technologies

Figure 3

Propagation mode of cracks in the process of soft tissue rupture under tension: (a, b) Visualization of the atomistic-scale unfolding process of the coiled-coil protein structure [4]; (ce) Crack propagation in the skin and annulus fibrosus [5, 6]; (f, g) Crack propagation in the adipose tissue; (h, i) Crack propagation in the ligaments and tendons [7]; (j) Progressive layer delamination of skin undergoing tensile deformation[5]

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