Mechanotransduction, Cellular

Known as: Mechanical Signal Transduction, Mechanosensory Transduction, Signal Transduction, Mechanical 
The process by which cells convert mechanical stimuli into a chemical response. It can occur in both cells specialized for sensing mechanical cues… (More)
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2012
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2012
Many essential cellular functions in health and disease are closely linked to the ability of cells to respond to mechanical… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Touch sensation is essential for behaviours ranging from environmental exploration to social interaction; however, the underlying… (More)
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2011
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2011
Cellular responses to mechanical forces are crucial in embryonic development and adult physiology, and are involved in numerous… (More)
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2009
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2009
Research in cellular mechanotransduction often focuses on how extracellular physical forces are converted into chemical signals… (More)
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2006
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2006
Analysis of cellular mechanotransduction, the mechanism by which cells convert mechanical signals into biochemical responses, has… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Acupuncture needle rotation has been previously shown to cause specific mechanical stimulation of subcutaneous connective tissue… (More)
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2006
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2006
The concept of a purinergic signaling system, using purine nucleotides and nucleosides as extracellular messengers, was first… (More)
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2004
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2004
Cells respond to a wide variety of mechanical stimuli, ranging from thermal molecular agitation to potentially destructive cell… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mechanosensory transduction underlies a wide range of senses, including proprioception, touch, balance, and hearing. The pivotal… (More)
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1997
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1997
The periodic incorporation of advances in the biomedical, bioengineering, and computer sciences allow the creation of… (More)
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