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The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a highly dynamic structure that is present in all tissues and continuously undergoes controlled… Expand The local microenvironment, or niche, of a cancer cell plays important roles in cancer development. A major component of the… Expand ![Figure]
The extracellular matrix (ECM) is the non-cellular component present within all tissues and organs, and provides… Expand The extracellular matrix (ECM) and ECM proteins are important in phenomena as diverse as developmental patterning, stem cell… Expand Methods for culturing mammalian cells ex vivo are increasingly needed to study cell and tissue physiology and to grow replacement… Expand A diverse array of environmental factors contributes to the overall control of stem cell activity. In particular, new data… Expand Alginate hydrogels are used extensively in cell encapsulation, cell transplantation, and tissue engineering applications… Expand Adhesive interactions between cells and the insoluble meshwork of extracellular matrix proteins play a vital role in embryonic… Expand INTRODUCTION 487 MORPHOLOGY AND OBSERVATION OF FOCAL ADHESIONS 488 FORMATION OF FOCAL ADHESIONS 490 DYNAMICS OF FOCAL ADHESION… Expand We have examined whether the extracellular matrix is a biochemical target for transforming growth factor-beta (TGFbeta). We find… Expand