focal adhesion assembly

Known as: focal adhesion formation 
The aggregation and bonding together of a set of components to form a focal adhesion, a complex of intracellular signaling and structural proteins… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Cell elongation and polarization are basic morphogenetic responses to extracellular matrix adhesion. We demonstrate here that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The growth of stem cells can be modulated by physical factors such as extracellular matrix nanotopography. We hypothesize that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Focal adhesions (FAs) regulate cell migration. Vinculin, with its many potential binding partners, can interconnect signals in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mechanical interactions between a cell and its environment regulate migration, contractility, gene expression, and cell fate. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The activity of serum response factor (SRF), an essential transcription factor in mouse gastrulation, is regulated by changes in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Mechanical forces play a major role in the regulation of cell adhesion and cytoskeletal organization. In order to explore the… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Two groups have now reported the viability of mice that lack syndecan-4. These mice have wound healing/angiogenesis problems, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
It has been proposed that the focal adhesion kinase (FAK) mediates focal adhesion formation through tyrosine phosphorylation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Rho, a member of the Ras superfamily of GTP-binding proteins, regulates actin polymerization resulting in the formation of stress… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Matrix molecules such as fibronectin can promote cell attachment, spreading and focal adhesion formation. Although some… (More)
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