Mechanotransduction: Use the force(s)

Ewa K. Paluch, Celeste M. Nelson, Nicolas Biais, Ben Fabry, Jens Moeller, Beth L. Pruitt, Carina Wollnik, Galina Kudryasheva, Florian Rehfeldt, Walter Federle

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Abstract

Mechanotransduction - how cells sense physical forces and translate them into biochemical and biological responses - is a vibrant and rapidly-progressing field, and is important for a broad range of biological phenomena. This forum explores the role of mechanotransduction in a variety of cellular activities and highlights intriguing questions that deserve further attention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number47
JournalBMC Biology
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 4 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
  • Physiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant Science
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology

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