Tissue spheroids are a growing pre-clinical tool for drug development. Succeeding in this application will require quality, repeatability, and standardization. The MicroTester is perfectly suited for mechanical compression of tissue spheroids. In a recent paper Elena Bulonova and her co-authors used mechanical properties as one of several metrics to characterize and evaluate tissue spheroids.

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