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Integrating mechanical cues with engineered platforms to explore cardiopulmonary development and disease
Ahmed DW, Eiken MK, DePalma SJ, Helms AS, Zemans RL, Spence JR, Baker BM, Loebel C.
iScience. 2023 Nov 15;26(12):108472. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2023.108472. PMID: 38077130; PMCID: PMC10698280.
Mechanical intercellular communication via matrix-borne cell force transmission during vascular network formation
Davidson CD*, Midekssa FS*, DePalma SJ, Kamen JL, Wang WY, Jayco DKP, Wieger ME, Baker BM. Advanced Science. 2023 Nov 23:e2306210. doi: 10.1002/advs.202306210.
A data-driven computational model for engineered cardiac microtissues
Jilberto J, DePalma SJ, Lo J, Kobeissi H, Quach L, Lejeune E,Baker BM, Nordsletten D.
Acta Biomaterialia. 2023 Dec;172:123-134. doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2023.10.025
Extracellular matrix-templating fibrous hydrogels promote ovarian tissue remodeling and oocyte growth
Nason-Tomaszewski CE, Thomas EE, Matera DL, Baker BM, Shikanov A.
Bioactive Materials. 2023 Oct 17;32:292-303. doi: 10.1016/j.bioactmat.2023.10.001. PMID: 37876554; PMCID: PMC10590725. 
Building-block size mediates microporous annealed particle hydrogel tube microenvironment following spinal cord injury
Ross BC, Kent RN 3rd, Saunders MN, Schwartz SR, Smiley BM, Hocevar SE, Chen SC, Xiao C, Williams LA, Anderson AJ, Cummings BJ, Baker BM, Shea LD.
Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2023 Sep 28:e2302498. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202302498. PMID: 37768019. 
Rapid Magnetically Directed Assembly of Pre-Patterned Capillary-Scale Microvessels
Jewett ME, Hiraki HL, Wojasiński M, Zhang Z, Xi SS, Bluem AS, Prabhu ES, Wang WY, Pena‐Francesch A, Baker BM.
Advanced Functional Materials. 2023 Jun:2203715.  doi: 10.1002/adfm.202203715.
An adaptive and versatile method to quantitate and characterize collective cell migration behaviors on complex surfaces
Loesel KE, Hiraki HL, Baker BM, Parent CA.
Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 2023 Jan 26;11:1106653. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2023.1106653
Discoidin domain receptor 2 regulates aberrant mesenchymal lineage cell fate and matrix organization
Pagani CA, Bancroft AC, Tower RJ, Livingston N, Sun Y, Hong JY, Kent III RN, Strong AL, Nunez JH, Medrano JMR, Patel N, Nanes BA, Dean KM, Li Z, Ge C, Baker BM, James AW,  Weiss SJ, Franceschi RT, Levi B.
Science Advances. 2022;8 (51), eabq6152. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abq6152
Physical and Soluble Cues Enhance Tendon Progenitor Cell Invasion into Injectable Synthetic Hydrogels

Kent III RN, Said M, Busch ME, Poupard ER, Tsai A, Xia J, Matera DL, Wang WY, DePalma SJ, Hiraki HL, Killian ML, Abraham AC, Shin JW, Huang AH, Shikanov A, Baker BM.

Advanced Functional Materials. 2022;2207556. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202207556

Fiber density and matrix stiffness modulate distinct cell migration modes in a 3D stroma mimetic composite hydrogel

Hiraki HL, Matera DL, Wang WY, Prabhu ES, Zhang Z, Midekssa F, Argento AE, Buschhaus JM, Humphries BA, Luker GD, Pena-Francesch A, Baker BM.

Acta Biomaterialia. 2022. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2022.09.043

The living interface between synthetic biology and biomaterial design
Liu AP, Appel EA, Ashby PD, Baker BM, Franco E, Gu L, Haynes K, Joshi NS, Kloxin AM, Kouwer PHJ, Mittal J, Morsut L, Noireaux V, Parekh S, Schulman R, Tang CKY, Valentine MT, Vega SL, Weber W, Stephanopoulos N, Chaudhuri O.
Nature materials. 2022;21 (4), 390-397. doi: 10.1038/s41563-022-01231-3
Nonswelling and Hydrolytically Stable Hydrogels Uncover Cellular Mechanosensing in 3D
Long H, Vos BE, Betz T, Baker BM, Trappmann B.
Advanced Science. 2022;9 (12), 2105325. doi: 10.1002/advs.202105325
Micropatterning of acoustic droplet vaporization in acoustically-responsive scaffolds using extrusion-based bioprinting
Aliabouzar M, Ley AWY, Meurs S, Putnam AJ, Baker BM, Kripfgans OD, Fowlkes JB, Fabiilli ML.
Bioprinting. 2022;25, e00188. doi: 10.1016/j.bprint.2021.e00188
Facile formation of giant elastin-like polypeptide vesicles as synthetic cells
Sharma B, Ma Y, Hiraki HL, Baker BM, Ferguson AL, Liu AP.
Chemical Communications. 2021 Nov 24. doi: 10.1039/d1cc05579h. 
Spatiotemporal control of myofibroblast activation in acoustically-responsive scaffolds via ultrasound-induced matrix stiffening
Farrell E, Aliabouzar M, Quesada C, Baker BM, Franceschi RT, Putnam AJ, Fabiilli ML.
Acta Biomaterialia. 2021 Nov 19:S1742-7061(21)00768-6. PMID: 34808418.
Physiologic biomechanics enhance reproducible contractile development in a stem cell derived cardiac muscle platform
Tsan YC, DePalma SJ, Zhao YT, Capilnasiu A, Wu YW, Elder B, Panse I, Ufford K, Matera DL, Friedline S, O'Leary TS, Wubshet N, Ho KKY, Previs MJ, Nordsletten D, Isom LL, Baker BM, Liu AP, Helms AS.
Nature Communications. 2021 Oct 25;12(1):6167. PMID: 34697315; PMCID: PMC8546060.
The Role of Rho GTPases During Fibroblast Spreading, Migration, and Myofibroblast Differentiation in 3D Synthetic Fibrous Matrices
Matera DL, Lee AT, Hiraki HL, Baker BM.
Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. 2021 Sep 2;14(5):381-396. PMID: 34777599; PMCID: PMC8548490.
Direct comparison of angiogenesis in natural and synthetic biomaterials reveals that matrix porosity regulates endothelial cell invasion speed and sprout diameter
Wang WY, Kent RN, Huang SA, Jarman EH, Shikanov EH, Davidson CD, Hiraki HL, Lin D, Wall MA, Matera DL, Shin JW, Polacheck WJ, Shikanov A, Baker BM.
Acta Biomaterialia. 2021 Aug 29:S1742-7061(21)00571-7. PMID: 34469789.
Engineered extracellular matrices with integrated wireless microactuators to study mechanobiology
Uslu FE, Davidson CD, Mailand E, Bouklas N, Baker BM*, Sakar MS*. * co-corresponding authors
Advanced Materials. 2021 Aug 7:e2102641. PMID: 34363246.
Fresh and cryopreserved ovarian tissue from deceased young donors yields viable follicles
Fan Y, Flanagan CL, Brunette MA, Jones AS, Baker BM, Silber SJ, Shikanov A.
Fertility and Sterility Science. 2021 Aug; 2(3):248-258.
Magnetic alignment of electrospun fiber segments within a hydrogel composite guides cell spreading and migration phenotype switching
Hiraki HL, Matera DL, Rose MJ, Kent RN, Todd CW, Stout ME, Wank AE, Schiavone MC, DePalma SD, Zarouk AA, Baker BM.
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 2021 Jun 16;9:679165. PMID: 34222216; PMCID: PMC8242362.
Quantification and immunoprofiling of bladder cancer cell-derived extracellular vesicles with microfluidic chemiluminescent ELISA
Tan X, Day KC, Li X, Broses LJ, Xue W, Wu W, Wang WY, Lo TW, Purcell E, Wang SC, Sun YL, Oo MKK, 
Baker BM, Nagrath S, Day ML, and Fan X.
Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X. 2021.
Sequestered cell-secreted extracellular matrix proteins improve murine folliculogenesis and oocyte maturation for fertility preservation
Tomaszewski CE, DiLillo KM, Baker BM, Arnold KB, Shikanov A.
Acta Biomaterialia. 2021 Mar 22:S1742-7061(21)00191-4. PMID: 33766798.
Aligned networks of engineered fibrillar fibronectin guide cellular orientation and motility
Neale DB, Muñiz AJ, Jones MS, Kim DH, Buschhaus JM, Humphries BA, Wang WY, Baker BM, Raymond JE, Solorio L, Luker GD, Lahann J.
Small Structures, 2021 Mar 21. 10.1002/sstr.202000137.
Stromal cell identity modulates vascular morphogenesis in a microvasculature-on-a-chip platform
Margolis EA, Cleveland DS, Kong YP, Beamish JA, Wang WY, Baker BM, Putnam AJ.
Lab on a Chip, 2021 Mar 21;21(6):1150-1163. PMID: 33538719; PMCID: PMC7990720.
Dynamic endothelial stalk cell-matrix interactions regulate angiogenic sprout diameter
Wang WY, Jarman EH, Lin D, Baker BM.
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 2021 Mar 19;9:620128. PMID: 33869150; PMCID: PMC8044977.
New directions and dimensions for bioengineered models of fibrosis
Matera DL, Wang WY, Baker BM.
Nature Reviews Materials, 2021, 6: 192-195.
Printable organic electronic materials for precisely positioned cell attachment
Horowitz JA, Zhong X, DePalma SJ, Ward Rashidi MR, Baker BM, Lahann J, Forrest SR.
Langmuir, 2021 Feb 9;37(5):1874-1881. PMID: 33497243.
Microenvironmental determinants of organized iPSC-cardiomyocyte tissues on synthetic fibrous matrices
DePalma SJ, Davidson CD, Stis AE, Helms AS, Baker BM.
Biomaterials Science, 2021 Jan 5;9(1):93-107. PMID: 33325920; PMCID: PMC7971708.
Stable and transient bubble formation in acoustically-responsive scaffolds by acoustic droplet vaporization: theory and application in sequential release
Aliabouzar M, Kripfgans OD, Wang WY, Baker BM, Fowlkes JB, Fabiilli ML.
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2021 Apr;72:105430. PMID: 33401189; PMCID: PMC7803826.
Fiber crimp confers matrix mechanical nonlinearity, regulates endothelial cell mechanosensing, and promotes microvascular network formation
Davidson CD, Jayco DKP, Wang WY, Shikanov A, Baker BM.
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2020 Nov 1;142(11):111009. PMID: 32839824; PMCID: PMC7580766.
Microengineered 3D pulmonary interstitial mimetics highlight a critical role for matrix degradation in myofibroblast differentiation
Matera DL, DiLillo KM, Smith MR, Davidson CD, Parikh R, Said M, Wilke CA, Lombaert IM, Arnold KB, Moore BB, Baker BM.
Science Advances, 2020 Sep 9;6(37):eabb5069. PMID: 32917680.
Optical coherence tomography and fluorescence microscopy dual-modality imaging for in vivo single-cell tracking with nanowire lasers
Li X, Zhang W, Wang WY, Wu X, Li Y, Tan X, Matera DL, Baker BM, Paulus YM, Fan X, Wang X.
Biomedical Optics Express, 2020 Jun 9;11(7):3659-3672. PMID: 33014558; PMCID: PMC7510899.
Immobilization after injury alters extracellular matrix and stem cell fate
Huber AK, Patel N, Pagani CA, Marini S, Padmanabhan K, Matera DL, Said M, Hwang C, Hsu GC, Poli AA, Strong AL, Visser ND, Greenstein JA, Nelson R, Li S, Longaker MT, Tang Y, Weiss SJ, Baker BM, James AW, Levi B.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2020 Oct 1;130(10):5444-5460. PMID: 32673290; PMCID: PMC7524473.
Spatiotemporal control of micromechanics and microstructure in acoustically-responsive scaffolds using acoustic droplet vaporization
Aliabouzar M, Davidson CD, Wang WY, Kripfgans OD, Franceschi RT, Putnam AJ, Fowlkes JB, Baker BM, Fabiilli ML.
Soft Matter, 2020 Jul 22;16(28):6501-6513. PMID: 32597450; PMCID: PMC7377967.
Functional angiogenesis requires microenvironmental cues balancing endothelial cell migration and proliferation
Wang WY, Lin D, Jarman EH, Polacheck WJ, Baker BM.
Lab on a Chip, 2020 Mar 17;20(6):1153-1166. PMID: 32100769; PMCID: PMC7328820.
Myofibroblast activation in synthetic fibrous matrices composed of dextran vinyl sulfone
Davidson CD, Jayco DKP, Matera DL, DePalma SJ, Hiraki HL, Wang WY, Baker BM.
Acta Biomaterialia, 2020 Mar 15;105:78-86. PMID: 31945504; PMCID: PMC7369643. 
Requirement for scleraxis in the recruitment of mesenchymal progenitors during embryonic tendon elongation
Huang AH, Watson SS, Wang L, Baker BM, Akiyama H, Brigande JV, Schweitzer R.
Development, 2019 Oct 4;146(20):dev182782. PMID: 31540914; PMCID: PMC6826031.
Fiber density modulates cell spreading in 3D interstitial matrix mimetics
Matera DL, Wang WY, Smith MR, Shikanov A, Baker BM.
ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2019 Jun 10;5(6):2965-2975. PMID: 33405599.


Actomyosin contractility-dependent matrix stretch and recoil induces rapid cell migration
Wang WY, Davidson CD, Lin D, Baker BM.
Nature Communications, 2019 Mar 12;10(1):1186. PMID: 30862791; PMCID: PMC6414652.

Engineered fibrous networks to investigate the influence of fiber mechanics on myofibroblast differentiation
Davidson MD, Song KH, Lee MH, Llewellyn J, Du Y, Baker BM, Wells RG, Burdick JA.
ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2019 Aug 12;5(8):3899-3908. PMID: 33438429.


Cell force-mediated matrix reorganization underlies multicellular network assembly
Davidson CD, Wang WY, Zaimi I, Jayco DKP, Baker BM.
Scientific Reports, 2019 Jan 9;9(1):12. PMID: 30626885; PMCID: PMC6327038.


Extracellular matrix alignment dictates the organization of focal adhesions and directs uniaxial cell migration
Wang WY, Pearson AT, Kutys ML, Choi CK, Wozniak MA, Baker BM*, Chen CS*. * co-corresponding authors
APL Bioengineering, 2018 Dec 26;2(4):046107. PMID: 31069329; PMCID: PMC6481732.


Engineering control over 3D morphogenesis by tissue origami
Sakar MS, Baker BM.
Developmental Cell, 2018 Jan 22;44(2):131-132. PMID: 29401414.


Therapeutic targeting of TAZ and YAP by dimethyl fumarate in systemic sclerosis fibrosis
Toyama T, Looney AP, Baker BM, Stawski L, Haines P, Simms R, Szymaniak AD, Varelas X, Trojanowska M.
Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2018 Jan;138(1):78-88. PMID: 28870693; PMCID: PMC5742036.


Matrix degradability controls multicellularity of 3D cell migration
Trappmann B*, Baker BM*, Polacheck WJ, Choi CK, Burdick JA, Chen CS.  * authors contributed equally
Nature Communications, 2017 Aug 29;8(1):371. PMID: 28851858; PMCID: PMC5575316. 

Multiscale model predicts increasing focal adhesion size with decreasing stiffness in fibrous matrices
Cao X, Ban E, Baker BM, Lin Y, Burdick JA, Chen CS, Shenoy VB.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2017 Jun 6;114(23):E4549-E4555. PMID: 28468803; PMCID: PMC5468675.


Differentiation alters stem cell nuclear architecture, mechanics, and mechanosensitivity
Heo SJ, Driscoll TP, Thorpe SD, Nerurkar NL, Baker BM, Yang MT, Chen CS, Lee DA, Mauck RL.  
eLife, 2016 Nov 30;5:e18207. PMID: 27901466; PMCID: PMC5148611.


Cell-mediated fibre recruitment drives extracellular matrix mechanosensing in engineered fibrillar microenvironments
Baker BM*, Trappmann B*, Wang WY, Sakar MS, Kim IL, Shenoy VB, Burdick JA, Chen CS.  * authors contributed equally  
Nature Materials, 2015 Dec;14(12):1262-8. PMID: 26461445; PMCID: PMC4654682.


Remodeling of fibrous extracellular matrices by contractile cells: predictions from discreet fiber network simulations
Abhilash AS, Baker BM, Trappmann B, Chen CS, Shenoy VB.   
Biophysical Journal, 2014 Oct 21;107(8):1829-1840. PMID: 25418164; PMCID: PMC4213674.


A DNA-based molecular probe for optically reporting cellular traction forces 
Blakely BL, Dumelin CE, Trappmann B, McGregor LM, Choi CK, Anthony PC, Deusterberg VK, Baker BM, Block SM, Liu DR, Chen CS.  
Nature Methods, 2014 Dec;11(12):1229-32. PMID: 25306545; PMCID: PMC4247985.


Micropatterned multicolor dynamically adhesive substrates to control cell adhesion and multicellular organization
Rodriguez NM, Desai RA, Trappmann B, Baker BM, Chen CS.  
Langmuir, 2014 Feb 11;30(5):1327-35. PMID: 24401172; PMCID: PMC3983373.


The emerin-binding transcription factor Lmo7 is regulated by association with p130Cas at focal adhesions 
Wozniak MA, Baker BM, Chen CS, Wilson KL.  
PeerJ, 2013 Aug 20;1:e134. PMID: 24010014; PMCID: PMC3757464.


Endothelial cell sensing of flow direction
Wang C, Baker BM, Chen CS, Schwartz MA. 
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 2013 Sep;33(9):2130-6. PMID: 23814115; PMCID: PMC3812824. 


Microfluidics embedded within extracellular matrix to define vascular architectures and pattern diffusive gradients 
Baker BM, Trappmann B, Stapleton SC, Toro E, Chen CS.  
Lab on a Chip, 2013 Aug 21;13(16):3246-52. PMID: 23787488; PMCID: PMC4082768.  


Fibrous hyaluronic acid hydrogels that direct MSC chondrogenesis through mechanical and adhesive cues
Kim IL, Khetan S, Baker BM, Chen CS, Burdick JA.  
Biomaterials, 2013, 34(22):5571-80. 


Sacrificial nanofibrous composites provide instruction without impediment and enable functional tissue formation 
Baker BM, Shah RP, Silverstein AM, Esterhai JL, Burdick JA, Mauck RL.  
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2012 Aug 28;109(35):14176-81.PMID: 22872864; PMCID: PMC3435214.

Rapid casting of patterned vascular networks for perfusable engineered three-dimensional tissues
Miller JS, Stevens KR, Yang MT, Baker BM, Nguyen DH, Cohen DM, Toro E, Chen AA, Galie PA, Yu X, Chaturvedi R, Bhatia SN, Chen CS.  
Nature Materials, 2012 Sep;11(9):768-74. PMID: 22751181; PMCID: PMC3586565.


Deconstructing the third dimension: How 3D culture microenvironments alter cellular cues
Baker BM, Chen CS.  
Journal of Cell Science, 2012 Jul 1;125(13):3015-24. PMID: 22797912; PMCID: PMC3434846.. 


Sliding contact loading enhances the tensile properties of mesenchymal stem-cell seeded hydrogels
Huang AH, Baker BM, Ateshian GA, Mauck RL.  
European Cells and Materials, 2012 Jul 12;24:29-45. PMID: 22791371. 

Fabrication and evaluation of biomimetic-synthetic nanofibrous composites for soft tissue regeneration
Gee AO, Baker BM, Silverstein AM, Montero G, Esterhai JL, Mauck RL.  
Cell and Tissue Research, 2012 Mar;347(3):803-13. PMID: 22287042.  


Fiber stretch and reorientation modulates mesenchymal stem cell morphology and fibrous gene expression on oriented nanofibrous microenvironments
Heo SJ, Nerurkar NL, Baker BM, Shin JW, Elliott DM, Mauck RL.  
Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2011 Nov;39(11):2780-90. PMID: 21800203; PMCID: PMC3236508.


Dynamic tensile loading improves the functional properties of mesenchymal stem cell-laden nanofiber-based fibrocartilage
Baker BM, Shah RP, Silverstein AM, Mauck RL.  
Tissue Engineering: A, 2011 May;17(9-10):1445-55. PMID: 21247342; PMCID: PMC3079166.


Mechano-topographic modulation of stem cell nuclear shape on nanofibrous scaffolds
Nathan AS, Baker BM, Nerurkar NL, Mauck RL.  
Acta Biomaterialia, 2011 Jan;7(1):57-66. PMID: 20709198; PMCID: PMC2967658.


Dynamic culture enhances stem cell infiltration and modulates extracellular matrix production on aligned electrospun nanofibrous scaffolds
Nerurkar NL, Sen S, Baker BM, Elliott DM, Mauck RL. 
Acta Biomaterialia, 2011 Feb;7(2):485-91. PMID: 20728589; PMCID: PMC2994961. 


The influence of an aligned nanofibrous topography on human mesenchymal stem cell fibrochondrogenesis 
Baker BM, Nathan AS, Gee AO, Mauck RL.  
Biomaterials, 2010 Aug;31(24):6190-200. PMID: 20494438; PMCID: PMC2884056.


Nanofibrous biologic laminates replicate the form and function of the annulus fibrosus
Nerurkar NL, Baker BM, Sen S, Wible EW, Elliott DM, Mauck RL.  
Nature Materials, 2009 Dec;8(12):986-92. PMID: 19855383; PMCID: PMC3415301.

Fabrication and modeling of dynamic multi-polymer nanofibrous scaffolds
Baker BM, Nerurkar NL, Burdick JA, Elliott DM, and Mauck RL. 
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2009 Oct;131(10):101012. PMID: 19831482; PMCID: PMC2830731.


Tissue engineering with meniscus cells derived from surgical debris
Baker BM, Nathan AS, Huffman GR, Mauck RL.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 2009 Mar;17(3):336-45. PMID: 18848784; PMCID: PMC2672194.


New directions in nanofibrous scaffolds for soft tissue engineering and regeneration
Baker BM, Handorf AM, Ionescu LC, Li W-J, Mauck RL.  
Expert Review of Medical Devices, 2009 Sep;6(5):515-32. PMID: 19751124; PMCID: PMC2828681.


Meniscus tissue engineering on the nanoscale: from basic principles to clinical application
Baker BM, Gee AO, Sheth NP, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ, Schaer TP, Mauck RL. 
Journal of Knee Surgery, 2009 Jan;22(1):45-59. doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1247727. PMID: 19216353; PMCID: PMC5559708.


Engineering on the straight and narrow: the mechanics of nanofibrous assemblies for fiber-reinforced tissue regeneration
Mauck RL, Baker BM, Nerurkar NL, Burdick JA, Li WJ, Tuan RS, Elliott DM.  
Tissue Engineering: Part B, 2009 Jun;15(2):171-93. PMID: 19207040; PMCID: PMC2817663.


The potential to improve cell infiltration in composite fiber-aligned electrospun scaffolds by the selective removal of sacrificial fibers
Baker BM, Gee AO, Metter RB, Nathan AS, Marklein RA, Burdick JA, Mauck RL. 
Biomaterials, 2008 May;29(15):2348-58. PMID: 18313138; PMCID: PMC2292637.


Electrospinning of photocrosslinked and degradable fibrous scaffolds
Tan AR, Ifkovits JL, Baker BM, Brey DM, Mauck RL, Burdick JA. 
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A, 2008 Dec 15;87(4):1034-43. PMID: 18257065; PMCID: PMC5561734.


The effect of nanofiber alignment on the maturation of engineered meniscus constructs
Baker BM, Mauck RL.
Biomaterials, 2007 Apr;28(11):1967-77. PMID: 17250888; PMCID: PMC1847368.

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