Cellular mechanotransduction: Filamin A strains to regulate motility

Christopher D. Lynch, Michael P. Sheetz

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A new study suggests that mechanical strain through the actin-binding protein filamin A leads to increased linkage between the extracellular matrix and cytoskeleton and decreased actin dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R916-R918
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 22 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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