Mechanobiology

The study of mechanisms and processes by which mechanical forces elicit molecular response and regulate cell form and function.
National Institutes of Health

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2017
Review
2017
Human tissues are sophisticated ensembles of many distinct cell types embedded in the complex, but well-defined, structures of… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
Tumours often engage the lymphatic system in order to invade and metastasize. The tumour-draining lymph node may be an immune… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Mechanics is an important component in the regulation of cell shape, proliferation, migration and differentiation during normal… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
More than a century ago, it was proposed that mechanical forces could drive tissue formation. However, only recently with the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
We describe the use of a microfabricated cell culture substrate, consisting of a uniform array of closely spaced, vertical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The study of how cell behavior is controlled by the biophysical properties of the extracellular matrix (ECM) is limited in part… (More)
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Review
2009
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2009
Endothelial cells (ECs) lining blood vessel walls respond to shear stress, a fluid mechanical force generated by flowing blood… (More)
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Review
2005
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2005
In order to obtain bones that combine a proper resistance against mechanical failure with a minimum use of material, bone mass… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
The development, maintenance, and destruction of cartilage are regulated by mechanical factors throughout life. Mechanical cues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
skeleton atlas the complete skeletal anatomy skeletal system images with bone fracture references PDF skeletal trauma 2-volume… (More)
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