Stress Fibers

Known as: Stress Fibre, Fiber, Stress, Fibres, Stress 
A contractile actin filament bundle that consists of short actin filaments with alternating polarity, cross-linked by alpha-actinin and possibly… (More)
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1938-2017
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Actin filaments assemble into diverse protrusive and contractile structures to provide force for a number of vital cellular… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The Hippo signaling pathway plays an important role in regulation of cell proliferation. Cell density regulates the Hippo pathway… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Stress fibers play a central role in adhesion, motility, and morphogenesis of eukaryotic cells, but the mechanism of how these… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cells change their form and function by assembling actin stress fibers at their base and exerting traction forces on their… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
ROCK (Rho-kinase), an effector molecule of RhoA, phosphorylates the myosin binding subunit (MBS) of myosin phosphatase and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The small guanosine triphosphatase (GTPase) Rho is implicated in the formation of stress fibers and focal adhesions in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Activated rhoA, a ras-related GTP-binding protein, stimulates the appearance of stress fibers, focal adhesions, and tyrosine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Rho and rac, two members of the ras-related superfamily of small GTPases, regulate the polymerization of actin to produce stress… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Actin stress fibers are one of the major cytoskeletal structures in fibroblasts and are linked to the plasma membrane at focal… (More)
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