Traction

Known as: Tractions, in traction 
The pull on a limb or a part thereof. Skin traction (indirect traction) is applied by using a bandage to pull on the skin and fascia where light… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Although cell-matrix adhesive interactions are known to regulate stem cell differentiation, the underlying mechanisms, in… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cells sense the environment's mechanical stiffness to control their own shape, migration, and fate. To better understand… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cell adhesion and migration crucially depend on the transmission of actomyosin-generated forces through sites of focal adhesion… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cell spreading, adhesion and remodelling of the extracellular matrix (ECM) involve bi-directional signalling and physical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Adherent cells exert tractions on their surroundings. These tractions can be measured by observing the displacements of beads… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Mechanical interactions between cell and substrate are involved in vital cellular functions from migration to signal transduction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Directional cell locomotion is critical in many physiological processes, including morphogenesis, the immune response, and wound… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Traction forces produced by moving fibroblasts have been observed as distortions in flexible substrata including wrinkling of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Pars plana vitrectomy with separation of the posterior hyaloid was performed in 10 eyes with diabetic macular edema and traction… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
To make visible the traction forces exerted by individual cells, we have previously developed a method of culturing them on thin… (More)
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