Cell-Matrix Adhesion: Slip and Immobilization under Force

When force is applied to cell-matrix adhesion complexes, they respond by growing larger and stronger. It emerges that strengthening involves transient motion of the transmembrane integrin receptors and their eventual immobilization to the extracellular matrix. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd.


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Current Biology, 20, R669-R671
Year:
2010
Publisher:
Elsevier
ISSN:
0960-9822
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