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Table 1 Cell stiffness and estimates of stress evolution between slow (stage 13, t1000 s) and fast (stage 14, t4000 s) phases of dorsal closure (± standard error)

From: Emergent material properties of developing epithelial tissues

Cell site Relative stiffness Relative stress
  E 14/E 13 σ 14/σ 13
Medial 1.76±0.27 3.99±1.34
Junctional   1.94±0.71