This project has a Band 2 fee. Details of our different fee bands can be found on our website. For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website. Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
Kalson, N. S., Holmes, D. F., Herchenhan, A., Lu, Y, Starborg, T. and Kadler, K. E. (2011) Slow stretching that mimics embryonic growth rate stimulates structural and mechanical development of tendon-like tissue in vitro. Developmental Dynamics, in press.
Kalson, N. S., Holmes, D. F., Kapacee, Z., Otermin, I., Lu, Y., Ennos, R. Elizabeth G. Canty-Laird and Kadler, K. E. (2010) An experimental model for studying the biomechanics of embryonic tendon: Evidence that the development of mechanical properties depends on the actinomyosin machinery. Matrix Biology 29: 678-689.
Holmes, D. F. and Kadler, K. E. (2006) The 10+4 microfibril structure of thin cartilage fibrils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A. 103(46): 17249-17254
Holmes, D. F., Gilpin, C. J., Baldock, C., Ziesa, U., Koster, A. and Kadler, K. E. (2001) Corneal collagen fibril structure in three dimensions: structural insights into fibril assembly, mechanical properties and tissue organisation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U. S. A. 98: 7307-7312
Beecher N, Roseman, AM, Jowitt TA, Berry R, Troilo H, Kammerer RA, Shuttleworth CA, Kielty CM, Baldock C. Collagen VI conformation of A-domain arrays and microfibril architecture. J Biol Chem (2011) PMID: 21908605.