Cellular mechanotransduction: Filamin A strains to regulate motility

Christopher D. Lynch, Michael Sheetz

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

5 Scopus citations


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)
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 22 2011
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

Cite this