PerspectiveCell Biology

The Force Is with Us

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Science  30 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5914, pp. 588-589
DOI: 10.1126/science.1169414

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Through changes in protein conformation and interactions, cells sense and respond to forces at their point of attachment to extracellular matrix.